139th and Coastal Highway

A second pedestrian was hit this week near 139th Street in Ocean City.

A pedestrian was struck by a car in uptown Ocean City on Wednesday night, the second person to get hit by a vehicle in two days.

Ocean City Police responded to the incident at approximately 11 p.m. on Wednesday near 139th Street and Coastal Highway.

Though not many details were available about the incident, the pedestrian was transported to TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury.

As a result of the crash, police rerouted southbound traffic to Sinepuxent Avenue at 140th Street. All eastbound and westbound traffic at the intersection of 139th Street and Coastal Highway was blocked off for approximately two hours.

The road reopened just before 12:45 a.m. on Thursday morning.

This story appears in the print version of Ocean City Today on June 24, 2022.

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