Serious Personal Injury Crash (Update)
Serious Personal Injury Crash (FATAL)
On March 16, 2020 at approximately 5:24 pm, officers responded to the area of Davidsonville Road (MD 424) and Rutland Road in Davidsonville for a serious motor vehicle collision.
Preliminary investigation determined that a Honda Civic was traveling northbound on Davidsonville Road just south of Rutland Road when for unknown reasons, crossed the center of the roadway and struck a Honda CR-V in the southbound lane. The driver of the CR-V was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with life threatening injuries. The driver of the Honda Civic was also transported to Shock Trauma with serious injuries.
The primary cause of the crash appears to be the driver of the Honda Civic failing to remain in a single lane. At this time, speed and alcohol are not believed to be a contributing factor. The crash remains under investigation by the Traffic Safety Section.
Update: The driver of the Honda CR-V has died as a result of her injuries.
Vehicle 1: 2012 Honda Civic
17-year-old from Crofton, MD, serious injuries
Vehicle 2: 2018 Honda CR-V
Christina Michele Lay (49-year-old, , FATAL INJURIES)
1600 block of Elkridge Drive Edgewater, MD