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January 15, 2007
A 38-year-old Smithsburg man died Sunday when the vehicle he was driving struck trees on the side of Md. 77 near Brown Road just outside of Washington County, Maryland State Police in Frederick said. Mitchell Rose, of Pleasant Valley Road, was not wearing his seat belt when the 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe that he was driving crashed at about 3:40 p.m., police said. The vehicle was northbound on Md. 77 when it left the road for unknown reasons, police said. Rose, who was alone in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
March 29, 2011
Two traffic accidents within about a block of each other snarled traffic in the area of Frederick Street in Hagerstown. There appeared to be minor injuries in both crashes, Hagerstown Battalion Chief Justin Mayhue said. The first accident, at the intersection of Frederick and Mill streets, involved a Hyundai Sonata and a Blue-Gray tow truck. That accident closed the northbound lane of Frederick Street. The second accident took place at the intersection of Frederick Street and Memorial Boulevard.
December 7, 2011
Nobody was injured in an accident on Halfway Boulevard over Interstate 81 near Valley Mall on Wednesday afternoon, Deputy Crawford of the Washington County Sheriff's Department said. A Hyundai SUV collided with the back of a pickup truck, Crawford, who did not give his first name, said. Police responded to the accident at about 1:13 p.m. The left lane of Halfway Boulevard was temporarily closed  because both vehicles were in that lane. However, traffic was not backed up due to the accident, and the area was cleared by 1:47 p.m. - Caleb Calhoun, Mobile Journalist
July 18, 2013
A 63-year-old Fortuna, Calif., man was flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Wednesday afternoon after his car collided with a Mack truck on southbound Interstate 81 near Williamsport, according to Maryland State Police. The 3:25 p.m. crash tied up traffic in the area for hours during rush hour for the helicopter to land and to allow police to investigate the accident. For unknown reasons, Ronald Plotnick lost control of his 2013 Hyundai and struck a guardrail in the median, police said in a news release.
August 9, 2003
FREDERICK, Md. - A Hedgesville, W.Va., man was charged Thursday after a high-speed chase in which a police cruiser was struck and the pursued vehicle repeatedly drove into oncoming traffic, Maryland State Police said. No one was hurt, police said. Paul Wayne Anders Jr., 30, was charged with numerous traffic offenses including attempting to elude police, speeding and reckless driving. He was also charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
By C.J. LOVELACE | | July 10, 2013
Five people, including a child, were taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown following a three-vehicle collision Wednesday morning on U.S. 40 near the entrance to Greenbrier State Park, according to Maryland State Police. One person was a priority two patient, and three people were priority three patients, according to police. The child was a priority three patient, police said. Injuries are graded on their severity on a scale of one to three, with one being the most serious, police said.
By Ken Chester, Jr. / MOTOR NEWS MEDIA | March 10, 2006
Despite the onslaught of competitors that invaded the low end of the sport utility market over the last few years, Hyundai still manages to not only remain a viable alternative for American consumers in today's highly competitive marketplace, but grow in volume and market share. Last year Hyundai freshened, upgraded and refined the Santa Fe. Offered in GLS 2.7L, GLS 3.5L and Limited trim levels, the Hyundai SUV is propelled by the strong 2.7L Delta DOHC 24-valve V6 ? now the base engine ?
March 24, 1998
Man arrested in wreck MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The man who walked out of Martinsburg City Hospital three days after a head-on collision was found Monday night and arraigned on a charge of third offense driving under the influence. Police acting on a tip arrested Richard Keith Holliday at the Martinsburg Motel, 1403 N. Queen St., at about 7:30 p.m. Monday, said Sgt. Rob Blair of the West Virginia State Police. Holliday, 33, of 222 Shenandoah Village, Apt. 3, left the hospital Sunday afternoon.
June 6, 1997
By SAMANTHA KRULEWITZ Staff Writer Some kids can't wait for the last day of school to be over. Others are anxious to see their grades. But at the Career Studies Center on Friday, everybody wanted a car. The car, a 1991 Hyundai Sonata, was the result of a year-long incentive program designed to increase attendance and academic performance, said Marie Bikle, a cosmetology teacher and creator of the program. "We are the only school that has the facilities and the ability to repair the car," Bikle said.
by ANDREW SCHOTZ | May 28, 2004
A 24-year-old Montgomery County, Md., woman took her own life by jumping from High Rock near Cascade, police said Thursday.The woman was reported missing Wednesday night, Washington County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Mark Knight said. The woman's body was discovered between 12:30 and 1 p.m. Thursday about 200 feet down, he said. High Rock is along Pen Mar High Rock Road, above Pen Mar Park, near the Franklin County, Pa., border. It's a popular launching spot for hang gliders, who need a permit from Washington County.
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