On January 18 at approximately 11:45 p.m., Cpl. A. Moschetto attempted to stop a vehicle traveling southbound on Route 4 in the area of Calvert Cliff’s State Park at a high rate of speed. Upon catching up to the vehicle which was traveling at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour, it was determined by Cpl. Moschetto that the vehicle was not going to stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The violator vehicle was all over the road, passed several vehicles on the shoulder and the operator was believed to be impaired. The pursuit continued into St Mary’s County where the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office took primary on the pursuit in the area of Patuxent Boulevard. The violator then lost control of the vehicle and struck an embankment which caused the vehicle to overturn coming to rest on its roof. The operator of the vehicle was not belted and was entrapped under the dash. EMS personnel extricated the subject from the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 27 year old George Alfred Nocks 3rd of Riverdale, Maryland. Nocks had outstanding warrants through the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for driving on a suspended license as well as fleeing and eluding. Nocks was seriously injured during the collision and was flown to the PG Shock Trauma Center to be treated for his injuries. Nock is listed in serious condition at this time.
Cpl. Moschetto will be charging the subject with DUI and fleeing and eluding.
The St Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is handling the accident investigation and reconstruction.
All of the police officers involved in the pursuit are safe and no police vehicles were damaged during the pursuit.