Med­i­cal emer­gency sus­pected in fa­tal crash on East­ern Ave.

The Avenue News - - NEWS -

Bal­ti­more County Po­lice in­ves­ti­gated a fa­tal crash in Chase on the af­ter­noon of Fri­day, Novem­ber 23 fol­low­ing calls to 9-1-1 for an er­ratic driver.

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the pos­si­bil­ity that the driver, 73-year-old Janet Anne Walper of the 1100 block of Ch­ester Road, may have been suf­fer­ing from a med­i­cal emer­gency prior to the crash. Of­fi­cers from the Es­sex Precinct were dis­patched to a call for an er­ratic driver in a sil­ver Subaru Forester around 3:23 p.m. on East­ern Av­enue be­fore the ve­hi­cle struck two mail­boxes and then a BGE pole west of Oliver Beach Road, caus­ing the Subaru to roll over and eject the driver, who was not wear­ing a seat­belt.

Po­lice and medics re­sponded to the crash but the driver was pro­nounced de­ceased at the scene. The Bal­ti­more County Po­lice Crash In­ves­ti­ga­tion Team are con­tin­u­ing their in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the cause of this fa­tal crash.

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