July 28, 2011
One person was injured Thursday morning in an accident involving a bicyclist on Mapleville Road (Md. 66), Cpl. Shusko of the Maryland State Police said. The accident happened in front of the Sheetz store at the intersection of Mapleville Road and National Pike (U.S. 40), east of Hagerstown. Shusko said the bicyclist heading southbound in the shoulder lane of Mapleville Road attempted to turn in front of a car heading in the same direction just past the intersection. The bicyclist was taken to Meritus Medical Center in an ambulance from Boonsboro with minor injuries, according to Shusko.
March 28, 2011
Traffic was snarled Monday afternoon after a vehicle crashed in the Dual Highway median at the intersection of Interstate 70, according to a Maryland State Police spokesman. Gary Leslie Smith Sr., 59, of Hagerstown, told state police he fell asleep in the Ford Ranger he was driving when the accident occurred, Trooper Charles Faith said. Faith said Smith was coming off Interstate 70 and was about to proceed west on Dual Highway at about 4:15 p.m. when he went straight into the median.
January 16, 2011
A 16-year-old boy was killed in a car crash Saturday on Spring Road southeast of Chambersburg, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Zackary Sease, no address given, was pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m. Saturday at the York (Pa.) Hospital Trauma Center, according to a news release from Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey Conner. The accident on Spring Road in the area of Wilkson Lane in Guilford Township was reported around 2:45 a.m. Saturday and involved two juveniles who were ejected from the vehicle, officials said.
December 19, 2010
Four Chambersburg residents died and a girl was in critical condition Sunday morning after a car ran off Wayne Avenue in Chambersburg, according to Chambersburg police and the Franklin County coroner. Felix J. Perez-Cenas, 24; Dorian M. Sanchez-Reyes, 25; Tomas A. Ramirez, 18; and Cecilia M. Ramirez, 22, all died of blunt-force trauma, according to a news release from coroner Jeffrey R. Conner’s office. A female juvenile, who also was in the car, was flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., where she was in the operating room, in critical condition, as of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.
August 23, 2011
A 22-year-old woman was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., Monday afternoon after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a large tree along Grade Road in Falling Waters, W.Va., police said. The woman's name was not released by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department Tuesday, and her medical condition was not available. An infant riding in the vehicle was found unharmed in a rear seat and was released to relatives after being taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg, according to a news release from the sheriff's department.
March 25, 2011
Washington Township, Pa., police have released further details about an accident in which a car struck a house on Stottlemyer Road on Tuesday. Tyler Wyatt of 145 East 5th St. of Waynesboro drove a 1995 Honda Civic that crashed into a home at 8527 Stottlemyer Road, according to police. Wyatt was westbound on Stottlemyer Road shortly before 3 p.m. when the rear of his car began to slid to the left after negotiating a turn, causing his vehicle to leave the road, police said in a news release.
April 13, 2012
Traffic is backed up in the 17000 block of Virginia Avenue south of the Interstate 70 and Interstate 81 interchange while rescue workers respond to a hit-and-run accident that was reported at 3:46 p.m. Friday, a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said. The supervisor said at least one injury was reported. Further details were not immediately available.
December 9, 2012
An accident in Funkstown briefly closed the Antietam Creek bridge near the fire hall Sunday afternoon, according to Lt. Sam Sarvey of the Funkstown Volunteer Fire Co. A vehicle coming down the hill on East Oak Ridge Drive slid into another car, Sarvey said. The one-lane bridge was closed for about 15 minutes, Sarvey said. No one was injured in the accident, which occurred on a wet road, he said. The accident was reported at 1:51 p.m. Sunday, according to Washington County Emergency Services.
April 26, 2002
FUNKSTOWN - A head-on accident on Edgewood Drive at Poplar Street in Funkstown Thursday evening sent four people to Washington County Hospital. Victoria Brandt, 30, of Funkstown, the driver of a Pontiac Grand Am, was charged with crossing the center line in the 5:15 p.m. accident, said Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Howard. Brandt's injuries were still being assessed in the emergency room late Thursday, hospital officials said. Her mother, Marjory Brandt, age and address unknown, and Jane Halton, of Germantown, Md., also were still in the emergency room.