UPDATE: The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department has posted on their Facebook page that one patient was transported to a local hospital. The second patient was transported via ground to PG Trauma. The victim was ground transported due to MEDEVAC being grounded for the weather.
UPDATE: At 9:18 a.m., the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office re-opened the roadway. We will provide more updates at a later time if they become available.
Chaptico, MD(7:55 a.m.)- The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and area Volunteer Fire Department have responded to a serious motor vehcile crash on Point Lookout Raod between Earnshaw Way and Bellevue Lane involving several vehicles, including at least one overturned.
The Sheriff’s Office has closed Point Lookout Road between Earnshaw Way and Bellevue Lane in both directions.
Expect significant delays and watch for emergency vehicles and personnel.
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