UPDATE – On Monday, Dec. 20, 2021 at approximately 6:56 am, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of 19381 Point Lookout Road in Lexington Park for the reported head-on collision. Upon arrival, one of the drivers was pronounced deceased and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to continue the investigation.

Preliminary investigation determined that a 2008 Ford Escape, operated by Mark John Dominiak, age 23 of Dameron, was traveling southbound on Point Lookout Road when for unknown reasons the vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2018 Dodge Journey, operated by Christopher Wayne Quade Jr., age 33 of Leonardtown, which was traveling northbound on the highway.

Dominiak was pronounced deceased at the scene and Quade was transported by helicopter to a regional trauma center for treatment.

At this time, driver error appears to be a contributing factor in the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or events leading up to it and have not yet provided a statement is asked to contact Sgt. Brian Connelly at 301-475-4200, ext. 8031 or email brian.connelly@stmarysmd.com.

GREAT MILLS, Md. — We are receiving reports of a serious motor vehicle accident in Great Mills this morning.


At approximately 6:57 a.m. on December 20, first responders were called to the scene in the 19000 block of Point Lookout Road for reports of a crash.

The initial caller had indicated that there were two vehicles involved, one of which had overturned. They had also indicated that one of the vehicles occupants appeared unresponsive.

Crews on the scene reporting one fatality and MEDEVAC was requested for one patient. 

The area of the accident will be shut down for an extended period of time. Use caution and avoid the area if possible.

This is a developing story. We will continue to provide details as they are made available.