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Washington County EMS coordinator remains in critical condition after U.S. 50 crash

June 16, 2012|By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com
  • Brigitte Elaine Heller, of Boonsboro, is in "very critical condition" after a BMW struck a 2000 Nissan Xterra she was driving on U.S. 50 Thursday morning.
Photo courtesy of the Easton Star Democrat

BALTIMORE, Md. — A Boonsboro woman injured in a Thursday morning accident near Easton, Md., remained in critical condition Saturday at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, but her daughter’s condition was upgraded, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Brigitte Elaine Heller, 51, a Washington County emergency medical services coordinator, was critically injured on U.S. 50 when the driver of another vehicle fell asleep at the wheel and crossed the median into the path of her Nissan Xterra, Easton police said.

Heller’s daughter, 19-year-old Brittany Heller, also was taken to the shock trauma center. Her condition was upgraded from serious to fair, the spokeswoman said.

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