Thursday, July 14, 2016

Wicomico County Sheriff Press Release

Incident: Motor Vehicle Collision
Date of Incident: 13 July 2016
Location: Pemberton Drive, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 13 July 2016, at approximately 8:13 am, deputies from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Pemberton Drive and Royal Mile Boulevard for a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck. During the investigation it was determined that Lewis Culbertson, 69 of Tyaskin, and his 14 year old grand-daughter were riding on a 2015 Suzuki Boulevard motorcycle traveling east on Pemberton Drive. As they approached the intersection of Royal Mile Blvd. a pickup being driven by William Mengason, 45 of Salisbury, turned into the path of the motorcycle. The motorcycle collided with the pickup causing it to go down under the truck and pinning Culbertson under the motorcycle.
Although both Culbertson and his grand-daughter were wearing helmets, they both suffered significant injuries and they were both air-lifted from the Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Culbertson was flown to Christiana Medical Center, where he is listed in stable, but critical condition, and his grand-daughter was flown to Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, were she is listed in stable condition.
The WCSO, Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing the investigation into this incident and at this time no charges have been filed. Pemberton Drive was closed for approximately three hours while the collision was investigated. .

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