A Washington, D.C. woman was arrested on first-degree assault and other serious charges last weekend after allegedly driving her car onto the sidewalk in the area of 39th Street and deliberately running over her brother with whom she had been fighting.
Around 6:30 p.m. last Saturday, Ocean City Police responded to the
area of 39th Street and Coastal Highway for a reported motor vehicle
accident and assault. When officers arrived on the scene, they observed a
2011 Mazda parked across the sidewalk. The vehicle had struck an
exterior wall, brick staircase, railing and mailbox of a real estate
office on 39th Street.
The investigation revealed the driver, identified as Ladon Chimere
Thomas, 28, had been in a verbal argument with her brother, which led to
a physical altercation between the two siblings. After the altercation,
Thomas got into her vehicle and turned north onto Coastal Highway. She
then suddenly and deliberately swerved onto the sidewalk, striking her
brother from the rear, according to police reports. The vehicle then
collided with a real estate office, causing damage to the business.