ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Three teens were injured, one critically, in a car accident early Sunday morning.
According to police, two cars ran off the road at Spa and Harness Creek Roads and ran into two separate trees. Speed is believed to be a factor.
Police say a Volkswagen Jetta was traveling south on Spa Road when it failed to negotiate a curve. It left the road just south of the intersection at Harness Creek Road and struck a tree. A Mazda Protege was following the Jetta and failed to negotiate the same curve. It struck a different tree.
The driver of the Jetta was taken to Shock Trauma in critical condition. A passenger was taken to Shock Trauma and treated for minor injuries. The driver of the Protege was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center and has been treated and released.
The driver of the Jetta and his passenger are both 17-year-old males. The driver of the Protege is an 18-year-old male.
A toxicology test was administered to the driver of the Jetta; results are pending.