Two Serious Vehicle Accidents in Calvert - Southern Maryland Headline News

Two Serious Vehicle Accidents in Calvert


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Nov. 19, 2009) - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following vehicle accident reports.

FATAL VEHICLE ACCIDENT: On November 18 at 6:00 p.m. units from the Calvert County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of Md. Rt. 4 southbound at Sheckells Road in Huntingtown for the report of a serious motor vehicle crash. Responding units quickly determined reconstructionists were needed. Members of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office Crash Reconstruction Team responded and conducted a preliminary investigation.

It was determined that a 2005 GMC Yukon had been traveling south in the slow lane of Md. Rt. 4 when a 2008 Toyota Prius failed to yield the right of way to the GMC. The Toyota was exiting Sheckells Road attempting to cross the southbound lanes to go north onto Md. Rt. 4. The GMC struck the Toyota in the driver's side of the vehicle and both vehicles continued south on Md. Rt. 4 for a short distance. The vehicles came to rest side by side along the guardrail separating the north and southbound lanes of Md. Rt. 4.

The driver of the Toyota, Warren Taylor Beard, Jr., 51 of Huntingtown, was flown to P.G. Hospital by Trooper 7 where he succumbed to his injuries. The 14-year-old male passenger in the Toyota, also of Huntingtown, was taken to Children's Hospital where he is listed in serious but stable condition. The driver of the GMC, David Matthew Law, 25 of Huntingtown, was treated on the scene and released. This crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Christopher Childress of the Crash Reconstruction Team at 410-535-2800.

VEHICLE ACCIDENT: On November 18 at 8:05 p.m. units from the Calvert County Sheriff's Office responded to Ponds Wood Road for the report of a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed a 2002 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Ponds Wood Road in Huntingtown when it failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Ponds Wood Road and Bayside Road. As the Honda entered the intersection it was struck by a 2003 Ford Explorer. The driver of the Honda, 29-year-old Tynika Nicole Rawlings of Prince Frederick, was transported by MSP Trooper 2 to the P.G. Shock Trauma Center. The driver of the Ford, Donna Marie Hilton, 54, of Chesapeake Beach, was transported via ambulance to Calvert Memorial Hospital. Dep. Nicholas DeFelice investigated the crash.

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