UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal Plaza Drive crash

UPDATE 3/20/2018 3:30 p.m.- 

CCSO TRAFFIC OPERATIONS UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL ACCIDENT ON PLAZA DRIVE: On March 19 at approximately 7:15 p.m., a vehicle was stopped in the westbound lane on Plaza Drive at Western Parkway. Another vehicle travelling in the same direction struck the stopped vehicle in the rear. Citizens who witnessed the collision stopped to render aid. The driver of the striking vehicle, identified as Guillermo Sanchez, 64, of Waldorf, was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the stopped vehicle was uninjured. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or stopped at the crash site to render aid to please call 301-932-3062 or 301-932-2222.

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March 19, 2018 7:15 pm.: Charles County Sheriffs report an accident on Western Parkway in the area of Plaza Drive.

The following message was posted on their Facebook at approx. 11 pm:

CCSO investigating fatal crash on Plaza Drive in Waldorf that occurred at about 7:15 p.m. Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or stopped at the crash site to render aid to please call Cpl. C. Collins at 301-932-2222. We will release more details when we can. Thank you.


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