TANEYTOWN, MD. (WJZ) — A man has life-threatening injuries after he struck a tree while driving in Taneytown late Sunday evening.
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Taneytown Police and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the area of the 4600 block of Harney Road at around 8:40 p.m. for a report of a car crashing into a tree.READ MORE: GBMC Hosts Annual Father's Day 5K Race
They found a 1999 Ford Ranger, driven by a 34-year-old man from Taneytown, was driving up Harney Road in a section that had a left downhill curve in the road. The car skidded, overturned and struck a tree.READ MORE: Tender Bridge Foundation Starts Street Hockey Team For Children In Baltimore
The driver was trapped inside the car and had to be rescued, police said. He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Community MVP: Dominic Nell Is Working To Restore West Baltimore
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit responded and is investigating. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact Master Deputy Craft at 410-386-5900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.