Dunkirk, MD – A spokesman for the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department (Company 5) reported that Sunday evening, Jan. 13 at 10:32 p.m. during the snow storm, fire, rescue and emergency medical services (EMS) units were alerted about a serious motor vehicle crash in the area of Route 260 and Brickhouse Road.

Several Company 5 crews responded and found a single vehicle off the roadway, into a ditch with the driver trapped and unresponsive. Crews immediately went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the sidewalls and roof to complete the extrication. The injured motorist was ground-transported to a local trauma center.

The crash is under investigation by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. The injured person’s name has not been released.