Photo courtesy of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office
On May 19 at approximately 6:21 p.m. units from Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Adelina Road and Sixes Road, Prince Frederick, MD for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Between the two vehicles there were seven occupants involved in the collision.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 Nissan Armada was traveling northbound on Adelina Road approaching Sixes Road when a 2014 Hyundai Elantra entered the path of the Nissan from the right. The Nissan struck the Hyundai on the right rear axle causing the Hyundai to spin counterclockwise to final rest.
The Nissan Armada was operated by Joseph Edward Berry Jr., a 63 year old male of Prince Frederick. The Nissan was also occupied by a 17 year old juvenile male, who was seated in the right front seat, a 14 year old female was seated in the left rear seat and Pamela Thomas-Berry, a 50 year old female of Prince Frederick was in the right rear seat. All occupants were transported by ground to Calvert Memorial Hospital where they are listed in stable condition.
The Hyundai was operated by Brenda Lynn Stahl, a 52 year old female of Port Republic. The Hyundai was also occupied by a 15 year old male seated in the right front seat and a 15 year old male seated in the right rear seat. Stahl was transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma via MSP Trooper 7 and is listed in stable condition. The front seat passenger was transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma via MSP Trooper 6 and is listed serious, but stable condition. The rear seat passenger was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital and is listed in stable condition.
The operator of the Hyundai failed to yield the right of way to the Nissan Armada when accessing Sixes Road from Adelina Road.
DFC J. Hardesty of the Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the events that led up to the collision.