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Two hurt in crash

March 10, 2006|by TARA REILLY

Two people were taken to Washington County Hospital after a two-car accident Thursday afternoon on Mount Aetna Road behind Elks Lodge 378, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.

Police said Omer Akmar, 22, of Sasha Boulevard in Hagerstown, crossed the center line of Mount Aetna Road and struck a 1998 Nissan driven by William Figgins Jr. of Mulberry Avenue in Hagerstown.

Figgins and a juvenile passenger in the Nissan were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.

A hospital official said Thursday night that Figgins was treated and released. No information was available on the passenger.

Akmar was charged with failure to drive to the right of center, police said.

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