Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick Under Investigation

June 18, 2015

10379917_10153411478139920_6602818799998447766_oOn June 17, 2015 at approximately 5:08 p.m., a Jeep SUV operated by Janae Gatchell, of Indian Head,  was traveling E/B MD Rt 231 W/O Sixes Rd in Prince Frederick.

For unknown reason, the Jeep crossed the center line and collided off-set head-on with a GMC Sierra operated by Barbara Shields, of Tracys Landing, Anne Arundel County, and occupied by Thomas Rymer, of Chesapeake Beach. After the collision, the GMC traveled off the E/B side of the roadway and collided with a wooden fence and came to a final rest in a small wooded area. The Jeep then collided/sideswiped a Honda Civic operated by Matthew Cumers, of Lusby, Calvert County. The Honda Civic was traveling directly behind the GMC Sierra.

After this collision, the Jeep rolled and the operator was ejected. The Jeep came to a final rest in a ditch on the E/B side of the road.

Ms. Gatchell, the operator of the Jeep was transported to Prince George’s Hospital by MSP Trooper 7. The occupants of the GMC were transported by ambulance to Calvert Memorial Hospital. Mr. Rymer was released from the hospital. The conditions of the other drivers are unknown at this time.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Photos courtesy of Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department.


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One Response to Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick Under Investigation

  1. Star tingle on June 18, 2015 at 7:56 pm

    Was trying to see what happen to the accident where someone slammed in to the Flooring America sign in PF!