Fatal Crash on 6/5/2017
Fatal Crash Lothian
On June 6, 2017 at approximately 3:44 p.m., officers responded to a crash on (Old) Southern Maryland Boulevard near Sands Road in Lothian. Investigation showed that a Honda Civic was northbound on (Old) Southern Maryland Boulevard just south of Sands Road when it crossed into the southbound lane. As a result, the Honda struck a southbound Chevrolet Express van nearly head-on. The driver of the Honda was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene. She was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy. The Chevrolet driver was flown to Prince George’s Hospital Center with serious injuries.
The primary cause of the crash is the Honda driver’s failure to drive right of center. Excessive speed is believed to be a factor. Alcohol and/or drugs are unknown pending toxicology results. The Traffic Safety Section is handing the investigation and any charges would be after review by the State’s Attorney.
Vehicle 1 2006 Honda Civic 4D
Stephanie Michelle Musser (18 yoa) fatal injuries
1oo block of Main Street Lothian MD 20711
Vehicle2 2013 Chevrolet Express Van
Richard Douglas Casey (57 yoa) serious injuries
4100 block of Calvert Street Chesapeake Beach MD 21122
Power Solutions LLC
17201 Melford Boulevard Bowie MD 20715