Two people involved in a weather-related accident Wednesday were involved in a second accident on their way to the hospital when the ambulance in which they were riding was struck by another car, according to a release from Maryland State Police.
The first accident happened at 8:30 p.m. on Md. 62 at Beard's Spur north of Chewsville, according to police.
A 1996 Ford Probe, driven by Darrell Lynn Clopper, 19, of Greensburg Road, Smithsburg, was traveling south when it skidded across the center line and hit a 1993 Oldsmobile Acheiva head-on, the release said. The Oldsmobile was driven by Linda Ann Peiffer, 53, of Green Street, Waynesboro, Pa.
Clopper was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed in dangerous weather or road conditions, police said.
The two were being taken to Washington County Hospital when the Community Rescue Service ambulance they were riding in was hit by a car being pushed by Donald Elwood McIntyre, 41, of North Valley Drive, Hagerstown, according to police.