EDGEWATER, Md. (WJZ)—Six teens were injured in an overturned, single-car crash in Edgewater. Police believe the driver and five passengers may have been drinking prior to the collision.
The accident happened just after 12:35 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Central Avenue near Loch Haven Road.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a Toyota Camry driven by 18-year-old Sienna Lee Brandhorst was traveling eastbound on Central Avenue near Loch Haven Road when she lost control of the vehicle, causing the vehicle to skid, rotate 180 degrees into a ditch and overturn onto its roof.
Brandhorst, of Edgewater, was transported to Shock Trauma for treatment of serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
All five passengers also suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The right front passenger in the vehicle, a 14-year-old male from Edgewater, was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by the fire department. He was transported by ambulance to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.
Eighteen-year-old Jacob Lewis Brookman, of Edgewater, was in the rear seat of the vehicle. He sustained a head injury and was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center by ambulance.
The three remaining rear seat passengers included a 17-year-old male from Shadyside, a 17-year-old male from Glen Burnie and a 16-year-old male from Deale. Two of these passengers were transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center and one went to Shock Trauma.
Charges against Brandhorst are pending. The investigation is ongoing.
Other Local News:
- Ocean City Gets A Number Of New Attractions This Year
- Suspect Who Gunned Down Woman Sought By Baltimore Police
- Judge Sentences 2 Md. Men to 50 Years for Motel Slaying
- Girl, 13, Suffers Graze Wound to Head; 3 Others Injured In Overnight Shootings
- Md. Teacher Charged With Illegal Sexual Contact With Student