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July 3, 2010
HUYETTS -- An SUV and a minivan were involved in a crash early Saturday at Huyetts Crossroads west of Hagerstown, authorities said. Maryland State Police said a Nissan SUV with a Maryland registration and a Dodge Caravan minivan with a West Virginia registration were the vehicles in the crash. A Washington County 911 dispatcher said the crash was reported about 1:15 a.m. The Nissan ended up in a ditch on the northwest side of the intersection of U.S. 40 and Md. 63, near Sheetz.
NEWS
April 20, 2012
The man who died of a heart problem before crashing a minivan on U.S. 11 in Shippensburg Thursday was identified Friday as Harold H. Weaver Sr., 82, of Newville Pa., the Franklin County coroner said. Weaver was driving a minivan south on U.S. 11, which is Molly Pitcher Highway, in the area of Rowe Road at about 2:13 p.m. when he experienced an acute cardiac event, causing his death, Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said in a news release. The van left the road and struck a stone wall and a pole on the west side of the road, the release said.
NEWS
August 28, 2013
Three people were taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning after a minivan struck a utility pole in the 21700 block of Leitersburg Smithsburg Road near Leitersburg, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Two adults and a 2-year-old child were taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown with what were believed to be nonlife-threatening injuries, said Deputy 1st Class David Haugh of the sheriff's office. The road remained closed until about 11:15 a.m., after a towtruck the minivan from the accident scene.
BREAKINGNEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | heather.keels@herald-mail.com | January 13, 2012
A Shepherd University student was seriously injured Friday afternoon when she was struck by a minivan on North Duke Street, Shepherdstown Police Chief David Ransom Jr. said. Kayla Barb, 21, was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., Ransom said. Barb was crossing North Duke Street on the crosswalk at about 4 p.m. when she was struck by a Pontiac minivan traveling south on Duke Street, Ransom said. Barb had a head injury and other serious injuries, he said. The driver of the minivan, Bonnie Smallwood of Maryland, was transported to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown, Ransom said.
NEWS
March 9, 2012
Driver of hit-and-run minivan sought Authorities are looking for the hit-and-run driver of a minivan that struck another vehicle Friday night at the intersection of Maugans and Pennsylvania avenues. The incident happened at about 8:20 p.m., when the driver of a dark-colored minivan ran into the back of a dark-blue Dodge Caravan as it was stopped at a red light, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Office news release. The striking vehicle then fled in an unknown direction.
NEWS
October 19, 2012
A woman and three children were taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown on Friday morning for injuries received in a head-on collision on Foxville Road (Md. 77), a Maryland State Police trooper said. The injuries to the driver of the minivan and her three passengers were not believed to be life-threatening, said Senior Trooper James Ardinger. The accident occurred at 8:44 a.m. about a mile east of the intersection with Md. 64. A westbound Kia Sephia sedan crossed the center line on a hairpin turn and struck the eastbound minivan, Ardinger said.
NEWS
June 20, 2013
Two people were taken to Meritus Medical Center following a two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown police said. The crash happened at 12:36 p.m. when a Toyota RAV4 heading north on Virginia Avenue attempted a left turn in front of a minivan, Officer Mike Alderton said. The minivan struck the passenger side of the RAV4, he said. A man and a woman had to be extricated from a RAV4 lying on its passenger side in the intersection, Alderton said.
NEWS
By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | May 28, 2013
A school bus with 17 students from E. Russell Hicks Middle School aboard was involved in an accident Tuesday morning on East Oak Ridge Drive at the approach to the one-lane bridge over Antietam Creek near Funkstown, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. There were no injuries reported in the accident, a Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy said. After the accident, which police were told about at 7:09 a.m., a school bus was behind a stopped Kia minivan on East Oak Ridge Drive heading out of Funkstown at the approach to the bridge.
NEWS
September 15, 2011
Two people were taken to Meritus Medical Center after a three-vehicle accident Thursday morning on eastbound Interstate 70 at the exit for U.S. 40. A Ford Windstar minivan entered I-70 from the Dual Highway at Exit 32 and slowed as it entered the flow of traffic, according to Maryland State Trooper Ryan Shaffer.  It was  struck by a tractor-trailer, which then swerved into the left lane of traffic and struck a motorcycle, Shaffer said. The motorcycle was forced into the median, where it overturned, he said.
BREAKINGNEWS
May 16, 2012
Four people were airlifted to area hospitals Wednesday evening after a head-on collision between two vehicles near Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport south of Martinsburg, a fire official said. The severity of their injuries were unknown, according to Lt. Brad Mason of South Berkeley Volunteer Fire Co. The call for units to respond to the crash, which involved a minivan and a two-door hatchback, went out about 8:03 p.m., for an area near the intersection of Airport Road and Snyders Lane, the dispatcher said.
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NEWS
August 28, 2013
Three people were taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning after a minivan struck a utility pole in the 21700 block of Leitersburg Smithsburg Road near Leitersburg, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Two adults and a 2-year-old child were taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown with what were believed to be nonlife-threatening injuries, said Deputy 1st Class David Haugh of the sheriff's office. The road remained closed until about 11:15 a.m., after a towtruck the minivan from the accident scene.
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NEWS
June 20, 2013
Two people were taken to Meritus Medical Center following a two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown police said. The crash happened at 12:36 p.m. when a Toyota RAV4 heading north on Virginia Avenue attempted a left turn in front of a minivan, Officer Mike Alderton said. The minivan struck the passenger side of the RAV4, he said. A man and a woman had to be extricated from a RAV4 lying on its passenger side in the intersection, Alderton said.
NEWS
By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | May 28, 2013
A school bus with 17 students from E. Russell Hicks Middle School aboard was involved in an accident Tuesday morning on East Oak Ridge Drive at the approach to the one-lane bridge over Antietam Creek near Funkstown, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. There were no injuries reported in the accident, a Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy said. After the accident, which police were told about at 7:09 a.m., a school bus was behind a stopped Kia minivan on East Oak Ridge Drive heading out of Funkstown at the approach to the bridge.
NEWS
October 19, 2012
A woman and three children were taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown on Friday morning for injuries received in a head-on collision on Foxville Road (Md. 77), a Maryland State Police trooper said. The injuries to the driver of the minivan and her three passengers were not believed to be life-threatening, said Senior Trooper James Ardinger. The accident occurred at 8:44 a.m. about a mile east of the intersection with Md. 64. A westbound Kia Sephia sedan crossed the center line on a hairpin turn and struck the eastbound minivan, Ardinger said.
BREAKINGNEWS
May 16, 2012
Four people were airlifted to area hospitals Wednesday evening after a head-on collision between two vehicles near Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport south of Martinsburg, a fire official said. The severity of their injuries were unknown, according to Lt. Brad Mason of South Berkeley Volunteer Fire Co. The call for units to respond to the crash, which involved a minivan and a two-door hatchback, went out about 8:03 p.m., for an area near the intersection of Airport Road and Snyders Lane, the dispatcher said.
NEWS
April 20, 2012
The man who died of a heart problem before crashing a minivan on U.S. 11 in Shippensburg Thursday was identified Friday as Harold H. Weaver Sr., 82, of Newville Pa., the Franklin County coroner said. Weaver was driving a minivan south on U.S. 11, which is Molly Pitcher Highway, in the area of Rowe Road at about 2:13 p.m. when he experienced an acute cardiac event, causing his death, Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said in a news release. The van left the road and struck a stone wall and a pole on the west side of the road, the release said.
NEWS
March 9, 2012
Driver of hit-and-run minivan sought Authorities are looking for the hit-and-run driver of a minivan that struck another vehicle Friday night at the intersection of Maugans and Pennsylvania avenues. The incident happened at about 8:20 p.m., when the driver of a dark-colored minivan ran into the back of a dark-blue Dodge Caravan as it was stopped at a red light, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Office news release. The striking vehicle then fled in an unknown direction.
BREAKINGNEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | heather.keels@herald-mail.com | January 13, 2012
A Shepherd University student was seriously injured Friday afternoon when she was struck by a minivan on North Duke Street, Shepherdstown Police Chief David Ransom Jr. said. Kayla Barb, 21, was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., Ransom said. Barb was crossing North Duke Street on the crosswalk at about 4 p.m. when she was struck by a Pontiac minivan traveling south on Duke Street, Ransom said. Barb had a head injury and other serious injuries, he said. The driver of the minivan, Bonnie Smallwood of Maryland, was transported to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown, Ransom said.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | November 30, 2011
A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Wednesday to third-degree murder in the March 17 vehicle crash that killed a Waynesboro, Pa., mother of nine children. David Michael Szumigala, 21, was driving a Chevrolet Impala involved in a police pursuit moments before it crashed into a minivan, causing fatal injuries to 45-year-old Judithann "Judy" Clement. "He's accepting responsibility at this point.... He appreciates the gravity of what happened," defense attorney Mark Bayley said when contacted after the hearing.
NEWS
September 15, 2011
Two people were taken to Meritus Medical Center after a three-vehicle accident Thursday morning on eastbound Interstate 70 at the exit for U.S. 40. A Ford Windstar minivan entered I-70 from the Dual Highway at Exit 32 and slowed as it entered the flow of traffic, according to Maryland State Trooper Ryan Shaffer.  It was  struck by a tractor-trailer, which then swerved into the left lane of traffic and struck a motorcycle, Shaffer said. The motorcycle was forced into the median, where it overturned, he said.
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