Prince Frederick, MD – The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has released more information on a mid-afternoon, multi-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday, Nov. 23 in Prince Frederick. The crash occurred at the Route 2/4 –Traskers Boulevard intersection at approximately 3:30 p.m.

According to Deputy Chase Ward, a stake body truck driven by a male was traveling southbound on Route 2/4 when it failed to stop at the intersection and rear-ended a Hyundai, which was pushed over the median and flipped over into the northbound lane. The truck also went into the northbound lane, striking a vehicle, also a Hyundai, head-on. The vehicles ended up on an embankment in front of Fox Run Shopping Center. The female driver of the northbound Hyundai was trapped inside the vehicle. According to a report released by the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department (Company 6) crews from Prince Frederick extricated the woman from the vehicle.

The woman—identified by Ward as Sherrese Russell, 30 of Port Republic—sustained leg and facial injuries. Russell was flown to Washington Hospital Center. A 5-year-old male was also seriously injured. The boy was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital and subsequently flown to Children’s Hospital. Ward said a total of eight people were injured as a result of the crash with many refusing treatment.

The truck driver, identified as Frank Thomas Lowman IV, 51 of Anne Arundel County—was administered field sobriety tests at the scene, which Ward said he “failed miserably.” A search of Lowman’s truck yielded a pipe and a bowl, both of which contained suspected marijuana residue. Lowman was charged with driving under the influence.

According to Ward, deputies had been alerted prior to the accident that a truck—matching the description of Lowman’s vehicle—had been seen driving very erratically on Route 2/4 near Huntingtown High School.

Contact Marty Madden at marty.madden@thebaynet.com

 


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An accident that caused at least one child to be transported to Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. occurred Sunday, Nov. 23 at around 4:41 p.m. when a dump truck collided with a passenger vehicle at Route 4 and Traskers Boulevard-Fox Run area of Prince Frederick.

According to Bay Net staff who were present at the scene, one person was arrested at the crash.

Two people were flown out and one juvenile was transported.

The one child that was supposed to be transported by ground to Children’s National Medical Center, might have changed and been part of the fly out.

According to witnesses there was a lot of confusion at the scene and road was closed for reconstruction.

Reports are confirmed that the area is now open to traffic.

Prince Frederick, MD – Route 4 and Fox Run Blvd. in Prince Frederick is shut down at this time due to a collision between a dump truck and car.

The vehicle is overturned with entrapment.


Trooper 2 is en route to the scene. Reports are that a child is being transported by ground to Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.