The Calvert County Sheriffs Office is investigation two serious motor vehicle crashes that occurred on November 30th, 2004.
The first occurred at 2:39 p.m. on Maryland Rt. 4 and Skinners Turn Road in Owings, Maryland. A 2002 Chevrolet, operated by a 16 year old from Chesapeake Beach, Maryland was attempting to make a left hand turn from Md Rt 4 onto Skinners Turn Road. The Chevrolet failed to yield the right of way to on coming traffic and was struck on the passengers side by a pick-up truck that was traveling northbound on Md Rt. 4. The truck was driven by John Berry, 52 years old of Chesapeake Beach, Md. The Driver and the front seat passenger of the Chevrolet were flown to Prince Georges Shock Trauma by Maryland State Police helicopter where they are listed in stable condition. The rear passengers side occupant and the driver of the Pick-up truck were transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital there is no word on their condition. The forth passenger of the Chevrolet was uninjured. All occupants of the Chevrolet were teenagers.
This investigation is on going.
The second crash occurred at 5:36 p.m., at the intersection of Plum Point Road and Stinnett Road in Huntingtown, Maryland.
Joshua Underwood, 18 years old of St. Leonard, Md. was operating a 1993 Ford Bronco, he was attempting to make a left hand turn from Plum Point Rd. onto Stinnett Rd.
Preliminary investigation revealed he failed to yield the right of way to a 1995 Honda Accord that was traveling eastbound on Plum Point Rd. The Honda, operated by Kari Stanhope, 27 years old of St. Leonard, Md., struck the Bronco.
Kari Stanhope and her juvenile passengers were flown to Prince Georges Shock Trauma and Childrens Hospital. There is no word on their condition.
Joshua Underwood and his passenger, George Underwood 20 years old of St. Leonard, Md. were taken to Calvert Memorial, their condition is unknown.
The investigation is on going.