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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Landover Crash Critically Injures Two

A motor vehicle crash in Landover has critically injured two people. Just after 10:00 am, Tuesday, July 20, 2010, a crash occurred, involving at least 2 vehicles, in the 400 block of Brightseat Road. There were three occupants in one of the vehicles; two passengers in this vehicles sustained critical, life threatening, injuries and were trapped within the wreckage upon firefighters and paramedic’s arrival. It required about 10 minutes to extricate the two patients. Paramedics initiated advanced life support on the two patients and transported to an area hospital. An adult male, 40ish years of age, was a passenger in the vehicle and sustained the most serious injuries with his condition being extremely critical and life threatening. A second passenger, adult female, 40ish years of age, sustained critical injuries which are also considered life threatening. The driver of this vehicle refused to go to the hospital. The driver of the other vehicle involved was not injured.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating the crash and have summoned their accident reconstruction team.