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Police say Red Lion driver intentionally struck three bicyclists

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch
Brian Adams

A Red Lion driver who allegedly intentionally struck three cyclists in Baltimore last month was arrested Tuesday and is facing three counts of first-degree attempted murder.

The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Brian Adams, 32, without incident around 1 p.m. in the 2100 block of South Queen Street in York Township, according to a news release from the agency.

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Adams also is facing three counts of first- and second-degree assault in the hit-and-run crash, Baltimore Police said.

He was turned over to the York County Sheriff’s Office Central Booking Unit to await extradition to Maryland, the release states. 

Three people on bicycles were struck around 9:30 p.m. Aug. 21 in the 1400 block of Eastern Avenue in Baltimore by a vehicle that left the scene without stopping, according to police. 

Police previously said the cyclists were treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.

A warrant was issued for Adams’ arrest on Aug. 27.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.