Two-Vehicle Crash On Rt. 15 Injures 12 People

One was medivaced to a trauma center.



Frederick, Md (KM) A total of 12 people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Route 15 at Biggs Ford Road Wednesday morning.

State Police say at around 7:49 AM, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling south on Route 15 when the driver lost control of the vehicle which slid sideways. It entered the northbound lanes and was struck by a Ford passenger van.

The driver and a passenger in the Silverado, and ten people in the passenger van were all taken to the hospital; one occupant of the van was medivaced.

The driver of the Silverado told troopers a tractor trailer moved into his lane, causing him to swerve and lose control.

Route 15 northbound was shut down for several hours while State Police conducted their investigation.


By Kevin McManus