UPDATE: Serious Accident Under Investigation In Mt Airy







Three people were medivaced to Shock Trauma.


Mt Airy, Md  (KM)   The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a one-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in the Mount Airy area.

The Frederick Scanner reports just after 2:00 AM, fire and rescue crews were dispatched to the 13,500 block of Old National Pike for a one-vehicle crash with entrapment.  The first arriving units found a truck that had rolled over several times and came to rest on on a large tree, and was about five-feet in the air.

Other units arrived and determined there was no entrapment.  Personnel searching the area found three patients, and another patient was located  50-feet away in a wooded area, according to the Frederick Scanner.  All patients were flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore,.

Due to the location, the Frederick Scanner reports that fire and rescue crews had a difficult time search the area as it is a wetlands.

Route 144 between Bill Moxley Road and Sidney Road was closed for several hours while Sheriff’s Deputies conducted an investigation.  The Roadway has since reopened.

Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 301-600-1046.


By Kevin McManus