Two flown out after crash at 405/301
PRICE — Multiple people were injured in a crash Sunday, Aug. 6, on Route 301 at Route 405. Units from Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Queen Anne’s Department of Emergency Services and Maryland State Police responded to reports of a serious motor vehicle accident at 4:45 p.m.
According to Sgt. Todd Redpath, the crash occurred when the the driver of a pickup attempted to cross over Route 301.
The driver of a 2017 black, Chevrolet Silverado, William R. Marsh, 40, of Wilmington, Del., failed to yield the right of way at the intersection, pulling into the path of a southbound 2017 Honda Accord driven by Ketan R. Patel, 31, of Easton, police said.
The Honda struck the passenger side door of the truck. Police reports indicate Patel was traveling at a normal rate of speed when contact was made. Redpath said the Honda was totaled.
After being hit, the truck then struck the guardrail on Route 301 south. Both vehicles were disabled.
There were four passengers in the truck: Tiffany N. Walls, 36, Jayde N. Walls, 14, and Taylor W. Walls, 10, all of Kennedyville, and Tyler R. Marsh, 18, of Dundalk.
Patel and Tiffany Walls were flown by MSP Trooper 6 to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment. Marsh and the remaining truck passengers were taken by ambulance to Chester River Medical Center in Chestertown for treatment of injuries sustained.
As of Monday, all parties had been released from care except for Tiffany Walls, who remained in stable condition at Shock Trauma, police said.
Police contacted Marsh at the hospital, charged him and released him with traffic citations, police said.
The 405/301 interchange is a frequent location for accidents where a driver is attempting to crossover 301, said Redpath.
A Honda Accord rests on the side of the road after a serious crash on Route 301 south near Church Hill, Sunday, Aug. 6. ESBN PHOTOS
A Chevrolet truck comes to rest against the guardrail of Route 301 after the the driver attempted to cross 301 at Route 405 and was struck by oncoming traffic.