Two people were flown to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with life-threatening injuries and another person was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Sunday morning after a head-on collision with entrapment at U.S. 40 and Md. 144 west of Hagerstown, Maryland State Police said.
The intersection and U.S. 40 in both directions were reopened around 8 a.m. Sunday after being closed for six hours after the accident, state police said. The accident was reported at 1:59 a.m. Sunday, state police said.
A westbound Mitsubishi passenger vehicle crossed the center line and hit a Saturn sport utility vehicle head-on, according to an email from state police.
The cause of the accident was still being investigated, state police said.
— Julie E. Greene