Corvette loses control, causes multi-vehicle crash

Prince Frederick, MD- On October 15, 2018 at approximately 7:30 a.m. a red corvette operated by Bobby Garcia ( of Lusby) was traveling northbound on Route 4 in the area of German Chapel Road when he was making a lane change and lost control of the vehicle.


Images via Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Facebook

The vehicle went across the median into the south bound lanes striking a white pickup truck operated by Jose Portillo Romero (of Silver Spring). The white pickup then struck another truck operated by Charles Rawlins Brown (of Shady Side). Debris from the vehicles struck another car operated by Leesa Marie Orton ( of Saint Indigoes).


Images via Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Facebook

Several firefighters assisted in removing the operators out of the corvette and white truck. Those operators were transported to PG Trauma by ground for their injuries (not life threatening). Both lanes of Route 4 were closed for a short period of time while the accident was cleared.


Images via Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Facebook

Anyone with any additional information is asked to call Dep. R. Evans at 410-535-2800.

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