Alcohol was a factor in the crash
Frederick, Md. DG) – The driver of a car going in the wrong direction on Route 340 on Sunday morning caused a fatal accident.
Maryland State Police are reporting that troopers responded to 340 west near St. Mark’s Road at 4:40 AM for a two vehicle crash.
Their preliminary investigation revealed that a Nissan Altima driven by 24-year-old Tiara Marie Sprinkle of Virginia was traveling the wrong way on westbound Route 340 heading east. This caused a collision with a Ford Focus traveling westbound on Route 340.
The driver of the Ford was identified as 55-year-old Brett Lee Warner of Maryland. Warner was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sprinkle was transported to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with non-life threatening injuries.
The roadway was closed for approximately 4 hours. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the accident.