GMC Sierra car accident collides with Chevy Trax and Ford F350 pickup truck
The Maryland State Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash that killed a 93-year-old man in western Maryland on Sunday, according to authorities. Maryland State Police troopers responded to a multi-vehicle collision that occurred on US Route 219 at Pine Ridge Road in Accident, Maryland, around 12:20 p.m., police said. Investigators believe that 93-year-old Harry France of Friendsville, Maryland, was traveling north on Route 219 in a 2017 GMC Sierra when he crossed into the southbound lanes and side-swiped a 2016 Chevy Trax. France then drove directly toward a 2021 Ford F350 pickup truck and hit it head-on, according to authorities. France was declared dead at the site of the collision. The drivers of the Chevy Trax and Ford F350 were both transported to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The cause of the collision is still under investigation, but police do not believe that alcohol or drugs played a role in the incident. This is a developing story and we will provide more information as it becomes available.
The occupants of the Sierra were taken to Garrett Regional Medical Center to receive treatment for their injuries, while no one in the Trax was injured. Route 219 was closed until around 4 p.m. as authorities investigated the crash. The Maryland State Police Crash Team is continuing to look into the incident.
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