Three Injured in Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

October 29, 2018

On Friday, October 26, 2018, at approximately 11:20 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Fairgrounds Road, and Clay Hill Road in Leonardtown for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with one person unresponsive.

Crews arrived on scene to find a Ford pickup truck off the roadway and into a tree with one patient trapped.

Firefighters extricated the patient and requested a helicopter, but they were down due to weather.

All three occupants of the vehicle were transported by ambulance to an area trauma center, two patients had non-life threatening injuries, the third had serious life-threatening injuries.

St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office are currently investigating the crash, updates will be provided when they become available.


4 Responses to Three Injured in Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

  1. Anonymous on October 29, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Live trees don’t give…at all. Three people are lucky to be alive. Full attention to the task at hand, DRIVING!

    • Anonymous on November 1, 2018 at 2:35 am

      They give oxygen DA…

  2. Anonymous on October 29, 2018 at 3:35 pm

    Trees larger than 6 inches don’t flex, bend, or snap. They stand strong, ready to stop most anything on 4 wheels. This is one of the many roads in the area that has no margin for error. Attention to driving at all times folks.

  3. TellItLikeItIs on November 1, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    Interesting that SMNewsnet took down my comment after being on here for a few days!! Maybe hit a little too close to home??