“1 Dead, 9 Injured in Wrong-Way Vehicle Crash on Maryland Highway”

By | August 2, 2023

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A woman died and nine others were injured in a wrong-way vehicle crash on Maryland’s Capital Beltway. The incident occurred when a white Mercedes SUV traveled southbound in the northbound lanes and collided with a Lexus and a Nissan Pathfinder. The driver of the Nissan, a female, was declared deceased at the hospital. The alleged wrong-way driver, Jayleen Hannor, was arrested and charges are pending. The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Maryland State Police Crash Team. ABC30 Fresno reported

Wrong-Way Vehicle Crash on Maryland Highway Leaves 1 dead, 9 Injured

August 2, 2023

A tragic accident occurred on Maryland’s Capital Beltway late Tuesday, resulting in the death of a woman and injuries to nine others. According to Maryland State Police, the incident was caused by a vehicle traveling the wrong way.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a white Mercedes SUV was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of I-270, heading towards the outer loop of I-495 in Montgomery County. The SUV collided with a Lexus and a Nissan Pathfinder, causing significant damage and injuries.

Five adults in the Lexus were injured and immediately transported to nearby hospitals for treatment. In the Nissan, two adults and three children also sustained injuries. Unfortunately, the female driver of the Nissan was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

The identity of the deceased woman is being withheld until her next of kin are notified. Meanwhile, the alleged wrong-way driver, identified as 23-year-old Jayleen Hannor from Macon, Georgia, fled the scene but was later apprehended by the police. Charges against Hannor are pending.

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The Maryland State Police Crash Team is currently leading the investigation into the cause of the accident. More details will be released as the investigation progresses.

This tragic incident serves as a reminder to always exercise caution and adhere to traffic regulations while driving. Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families affected by this devastating crash.

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