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: U.S. Park Police Name Pamela Smith As New Chief, First Black Woman To Lead The Force
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: Bobbleheads Memorialize Baltimore Sports Superfan Mo Gaba, Raise Money For Charity
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: Baltimore Mayor, Maryland Governor Clash After Hogan Says City Getting More Vaccines Than ‘Entitled To’ In Response To WJZ Question
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.