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Four injured in crash on Sharpsburg Pike near Lappans Road

June 01, 2012
  • A GMC pickup truck, in foreground, and a Mitsubishi Eclipse, at right, collided Friday morning on Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65) south of Lappans Road. Four people were transported from the scene.
By Caleb Calhoun/Mobile Journalist

Four people were injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65) near Lappans Road (Md. 68), Maryland State Police said in a news release.

The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, according to police.

At about 6:47 a.m., a 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse driven by Jeremy Wayne Getridge, 29, of Sharpsburg, was heading northbound on Sharpsburg Pike south of Lappans Road when it collided with a southbound 2007 GMC Sierra pickup truck driven by Gary Wallace Evans, 58, of Frostburg, Md., the release said.

Getridge, Evans and Melvin Roy Redhead, 40, of Cumberland, Md., who was a passenger in the GMC, were transported to Meritus Medical Center, police said.

Another passenger in the GMC, William Frank Weakley, 55, of Ridgeley, W.Va., was airlifted to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, according to police.

Sharpsburg Pike was closed at Lappans Road for about 90 minutes following the accident.

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