GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) - Anne Arundel County Police have arrested a man they say was driving a car that struck a bicyclist and fled the scene. Officers say DNA evidence obtained from the car led them to make the arrest.
Police say on July 14, 41-year-old Marco Garcia of Glen Burnie was biking on Crain Highway near Georgia Avenue when he was hit by a car that left the scene. Garcia was critically injured.
On July 18, police received a report of a vehicle matching the description in the hit-and-run crash.
Officers, say damage consistent with the accident was found. Police recovered DNA evidence from the car.
Police say the DNA was matched to Garcia. On Wednesday, the owner of the car, 57-year-old John Correlli of Baltimore, was charged with numerous traffic offenses.