UPDATE: Police Seeking Witnesses After Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in La Plata

November 15, 2021

UPDATE: Witnesses Sought: The La Plata Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit is seeking witnesses of a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on November 10, 2021, at approximately 6:13 p.m., on Crain Highway at Glen Albin Road.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police are assisting the La Plata Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit in the investigation.

If you witnessed the collision, please contact Lieutenant Michael Payne at 301-934-1500.

11/10/2021: On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at approximately 6:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel were alerted to the area of Crain Highway and Glen Albin Road in La Plata, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned.

A short time later, dispatchers upgraded the assignment for at least one vehicle overturned with subjects trapped.

An off-duty police arrived on the scene and advised two vehicles were involved with all Northbound lanes being shutdown.

Police advised the trapped victim had no pulse and had obvious fatal injuries. The victim was pronounced deceased upon the arrival of fire and rescue personnel.

It is unknown if the second patient was transported or suffered any injuries.

All Northbound lanes are shut down, one Southbound lane is shut down. Use caution in the area and expect extended closures.

Police are investigating the collision.

Updates will be provided when they become available.