Clinton woman killed in two vehicle accident in Brandywine
A woman was killed and several people injured Thursday in a two vehicle collision in Brandywine, authorities report.
Police have identified the woman as Willow Kearse Rice, 68, of Clinton.
On May 12 at approximately 8:21 p.m., Maryland State Police troopers responded to U.S. 301 near Chadds Ford Road for a reported motor vehicle accident.
Investigation revealed that Rice was in the front passenger seat of a Nissan Maxima as it traveled northbound on 301.
For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the vehicle and entered the southbound lanes. An oncoming Ford Expedition then collided into the passenger side of the Maxima, according to authorities.
Rice was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and a backseat passenger of the Maxima were taken by helicopter to Prince George’s Hospital Center for their injuries.
All six occupants of the Expedition were transported by ambulance to a local hospital to be treated.
Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Cpl. J. Zimmerman of the Maryland State Police CRASH Team at 301-392-1231. The investigation is ongoing.