A car accident in Maryland left one driver dead and two other motorists injured when a pickup truck failed to yield to an oncoming vehicle on Maryland Route 4 on Dec. 4. The sheriff's office in Calvert County is asking the community for assistance while it conducts an investigation. At this time, driver error and failure to yield are thought to have caused the crash.
According to a police representative, a Ford F-150 made a U-turn and went into the southbound lanes of Route 2/4 at about 5:35 p.m. as a Dodge Dakota was driving south on the roadway. The Dodge hit the Ford in the rear portion of the passenger side. Both vehicles ended on the shoulder of the southbound lanes after impact. The driver of the Dodge pickup, 28, suffered multiple injuries in the crash and died at the hospital. The driver of the Ford and a passenger were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. According to a sheriff's office representative, the Dakota driver did not have seat belt restraints in place when the accident happened.