UPDATE: Ambulance Crash

| August 8, 2010 | 10 Comments

From the Anne Arundel County Police Department:

Release Date: August 8, 2010
Time: 1200 hours

Type of Collision: Two Vehicle Right Angle Collision
Location of Incident: Solomons Island Road @ Ramp from Rt. 50 W/B, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Date & Time: August 7, 2010 at 19:00 hours
Primary Investigator: Cpl. W.R. Morningstar, Jr. #1567
Police Case Number: 2010-729819
Motor Vehicle #1 2008 International Dura Star Med-Tec Ambulance
Driver #1: Norah Ellen Holliday, W/F, 45 years of age, 8501 Veterans Hwy, Millersville, Maryland 21108–Not Injured
Passengers: Leonard Jackson, B/M, 35 years of age, 8501 Veterans Hwy, Millersville, Maryland 21108–Not Injured
Brian Roche, W/M, 32 years of age, 8501 Veterans Hwy, Millersville, Maryland 21108–Not Injured

53 year old male cardiac patient, Priority 1 with life threatening illness (Name withheld due to patient confidentiality), Life Threatening / Not related to this crash

Motor Vehicle #2 2005 Honda Civic
Driver #1: Heather Elaine Noll, W/F, 25 years of age, 1370 Almond Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21409–Injuries/Condition: Serious / Non Life Threatening
Passengers: Travis Brant Ray, W/M, 24 years of age, 1370 Almond Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21409–Serious / Non Life Threatening Injuries
Cadence Ray, W/F, 2 years of age, 1370 Almond Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21409–Minor Injuries
Travis Ray, W/M, 7 years of age, 1370 Almond Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21409–Minor Injuries

Synopsis:

On August 7, 2010 at approximately 7:00 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Solomons Island Road at the ramp from Rt. 50 W/B Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Officers arrived on scene and were advised by Anne Arundel County Fire Department personnel the passengers of Vehicle #2 were entrapped in the vehicle and had sustained life threatening injuries. Crash Investigators from the Traffic Safety Section were dispatched to the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation.

The initial investigation revealed Vehicle #1 was traveling north on Solomons Island Road with its emergency equipment activated (Lights and Sirens), transporting a priority 1 cardiac patient to the Anne Arundel Medical Center. Vehicle #1 entered the intersection on a red signal. Vehicle # 2 was traveling west on the ramp from Rt. 50 preparing to turn south on Solomons Island Road, when it entered the intersection on a green signal. The vehicles collided in the intersection causing both vehicles to go out of control and come to final rest just north of the intersection.

The investigation is on going at this time and there is no evidence that drugs or alcohol were a factor in this crash. As of 0830 a.m., on August 8, 2010, all hospitalized parties were in serious, but stable, condition.

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