Lothian head-on collision requires MEDEVAC transport

A motor vehicle collision on Route 4 in Lothian seriously injured three people Mondaymorning. Just after 8 a.m. firefighters responded to an auto accident reported in the area of Route 4 and Route 258 (West Bay Front Road). Additional callers to 9-1-1 indicated that it was a head-on collision and that there were occupants trapped. Responders located a two-vehicle accident on Route 4 Southbound just south of Route 408 (Mt Zion Marlboro Road). A sedan traveling in the northbound direction crossed through the median strip and struck a long bed pickup truck going southbound head-on.
The 38-year-old female driver of the sedan was trapped and quickly extricated by firefighters assisted by responders from Calvert and Prince George’s counties. Paramedics requested a Maryland State Police medevac helicopter which landed on Route 4 near the scene. The driver of the sedan and an 18-year-old male occupant were flown to the Trauma Center at Prince George’s Hospital Center suffering from injuries that were serious but not believed life-threatening. Another 18-year-old female occupant of the sedan was also transported to Prince George’s Trauma with injuries that were serious but not considered life-threatening. Additionally, 14 and 16-year old male passengers of the car were transported to CalvertHealth Medical Center with minor injuries. The 31-year-old male driver of the pickup truck was transported with minor injuries to Anne Arundel Medical Center.

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