Lois Jarman was cited for using a hand held cellular device while operating a motor vehicle and failure to control speed to avoid a collision.
Keedysville, Md (DG) – A Frederick County Board of Education member is accused of causing an accident while using a cell phone.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is reporting 59-year-old Lois Jarman is the at fault driver in a three-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on Shepherdstown Pike.
Jarman was cited for using a hand held cellular device while operating a motor vehicle and failure to control speed to avoid a collision.
She was driving a 2017 Lincoln MKX west on Shepherdstown Pike when her vehicle struck the rear of a 2000 Honda that was attempting to turn left onto Taylor Drive.
The Honda was forced into the eastbound lane and crashed into a 2016 Chevy Equinox.
The driver of the Honda, 18-year-old Riley Simmons, was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore for treatment.
The driver of the Equinox and two occupants were taken to Meritus Medical Center.
Jarman was appointed to the school board in January and will serve until December 2020. She is the Director of International Affairs at Shepherd University.