Saturday, April 9, 2016

MVC with Injuries shuts down Old Ocean City Rd for a few hours

Maryland State Police News Release

On 4/09/2016 at approximately 1028 hours, the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle collision in the area of 7500 Block of Old Ocean City Road (Between Bell & Dale Road) Whaleyville, Worcester County, Maryland.

The preliminary investigation indicated a 2005 red Chevy Cobalt operated by Ashley Ann Nicole Ballard 29 yoa Snow Hill MD, was travelling E/B on Old Ocean Rd when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a DP & L pole. Both driver and passenger were trapped in the vehicle and were subsequently extracted by Berlin FIRE/EMS crews. Witnesses advised the vehicle began swerving for unknown reasons, lost control, went off the roadway and subsequently struck the pole.

Both occupants were flown to PRMC due to injuries.

DP& L on scene to replace pole.

Roadway is open while pole is being replaced

Investigating Trooper: Tfc Gallagher/Cpl Shockley

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