Two Vehicle Accidents in Calvert County Over Weekend

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - According to the Calvert County Sheriff's department, two motor vehicle crashes occurred in Calvert County over the weekend. One was serious.

The first happened at Route 231 in front of Coastal Car Care near Barstow Road on October 13 at 3:09 p.m. and involved a school bus. A 2002 Toyota sedan, driven by Tina M. Sewell, 24, of Prince Frederick, was stopped in the eastbound lane of Rt. 231 to make a left hand turn into Coastal Car Care. A 1996 Acura 2 door vehicle, driven by Alexandra Harvey, 19, of Prince Frederick, struck Sewell’s vehicle from behind, pushing it into oncoming westbound traffic. A Calvert County school bus driven by Philip L. Wood, 56, of Prince Frederick, then struck Sewell’s vehicle head-on. Sewell’s car then skidded back into the eastbound lane where it struck Harvey’s vehicle again.

Sewell and her passenger, Troy Easton, 40, of Temple Hills, were both flown by MSP helicopter to Prince Georges Hospital Center where they are both in stable condition. The bus driver and the Acura operator were not injured.

There were no children on the bus at the time of the crash.

Charges are pending.

The second crash occurred on October 14 at 1:40 p.m. when a motorcycle, operated by Jesse Holland, Jr., 36, of Lusby, traveling north on Broomes Island Road at Chipping Wood Drive, suddenly left the roadway and struck a ditch, ejecting the driver. Holland was taken to P.G. Shock Trauma Center for his injuries.

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