UPDATED – NAME RELEASED – from Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 2 p.m.
PRINCE FREDERICK, MD – On July 3, at approximately 09:09 a.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police (MSP) units were dispatched to an overturned single vehicle automobile crash on Sixes Road just west of Route 2/4.
Upon arrival, units observed a blue 2015 Subaru station wagon, lying on its driver’s side partially supported by the guardrail. The vehicle had struck the guardrail while travelling eastbound on Sixes Road. The vehicle dislodged several guardrail support posts which caused the vehicle to flip onto its driver-s side.
The driver of the vehicle was identified by her Maryland driver’s license as Laura Jeffery Johnson of Prince Frederick. Johnson was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was trapped inside the vehicle. The driver’s door was pinned against the guardrail which would not allow access to Johnson.
Crews from the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad worked vigorously to remove the roof of the vehicle and extracted Johnson. She received on-scene medical care and was transported to the landing site via ambulance.
Johnson was airlifted to Prince George’s County Shock Trauma Center by MSP Trooper 2.
Due to the extent of her injures, investigating deputies were not able to speak with Johnson to determine what caused her to drive off of the roadway.
Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Deputy Buck of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at 410-535-2800.
UPDATE at 1:15 p.m.
PRINCE FREDERICK, MD – July 3, shortly after 9 a.m. crews were dispatched to Sixes Road near the Route 2/4 intersection. A vehicle had crashed into a guardrail and the driver was trapped.
According to a report from the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department (Company 2), “crews stabilized the vehicle and went work removing the roof. Due to the guardrail being inside of the vehicle up against the trapped driver, crews worked carefully during extrication.”
The man was subsequently freed and flown to a nearby trauma center for further evaluation.
In addition to Company 2, crews from Huntingtown and St. Leonard also responded, along with officers from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police.
The accident remains under investigation.
UPDATE at 10:35 a.m.
The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office reports Sixes Road near Route 2/4 in Prince Frederick has been reopened following an accident this morning.
Road Closure – At 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 3 the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office reported Sixes Road near Route 2/4, Prince Frederick is shut down due to auto accident.