Car strikes two teens near Elkton
— A car struck two teenage girls Monday, sending them by ambulance to an area hospital with “serious but non-life-threatening” injuries, according to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office.
The accident occurred about 4 p.m. while the teens, ages 15 and 17, were walking on a section of westbound Carter Road to a nearby elementary school bus stop, where they intended to meet at least one student for afternoon dropoff, police reported. Carter Road is off Blue Ball Road, north of Elkton.
A westbound Toyota Corolla driven by Elkton-area resident Corey Ray Feazelle, 29, struck both teens from behind, according to Lt. Michael Holmes, a CCSO spokesman
“The older teen was hit more directly. Her head hit the hood and windshield. The younger teen was hit by the side mirror,” Holmes explained, noting that the teens live near Elkton.
Ambulances transported the girls to Christiana Hospital in Delaware, according to Holmes, who did not have updated medical information concerning the teens, as of Tuesday afternoon.
Feazelle remained at the scene of the accident and talked to investigators, police reported.
“It appears that sun glare may have been a contributing factor in this accident,” Holmes said.
The investigation is continuing to determine the circumstances of the accident, including on what part of the road the teens were walking when they were struck and the speed of the car, police reported.
“We’re still trying to determine the exact location,” Holmes said.
CCSO Dfc. Brian Shockey is the lead investigator, Holmes reported.
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