Westminster, MD (May 20, 2023) – Several people, including young children, were transported to area hospitals following a motor vehicle accident that took place in Carroll County on Friday.
On May 19, the Maryland State Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 97 just before 12:30 a.m.
Reports from authorities show that a 2018 Kia Forte was traveling southbound on Route 97 when it crashed into the rear of a buggy. The Kia then continued forward and crashed into a 2013 Ford F150 pickup truck near Route 496. The impact of the crash caused the Ford to strike a 2006 Chevrolet SUV.
The five people, including three children, suffered injuries as a result of the crash. A 5-year-old boy suffered significant injuries and had to be transported by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to an area hospital for emergency care. The child’s two younger siblings and two other victims were all transported to area hospitals for emergency treatment.
The state police are currently investigating the accident with the assistance of deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.
We hope all of the victims injured as a result of this crash recover quickly.
Auto Accidents in Maryland
Automobile accidents can be especially. Unfortunately, more than 100,000 accidents are reported in Maryland every year. Many of these accidents result in injuries that affect their lives forever. If you are unfortunate enough to be hurt as a result car crash, it is important that you understand the legal rights and options you have.
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