MARYLAND STATE POLICE Beat: Fatal Crash on Rt. 4 laid to failure of teen driver to yield

  • A-1 Service!

Maryland State Police News Beat

MARYLAND STATE POLICE Beat: Fatal Crash on Rt. 4 laid to failure to yield

PRINCE FREDERICK, MD. — According to the Maryland State Police spokesman at Prince Frederick, Md., on July 28, 2016, at 10:35 am, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to Route 4 at West Mt. Harmony Road for a reported serious motor vehicle collision. 

Detective Sgt. Jeff Linger at another crash scene. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

Detective Sgt. Jeff Linger at another crash scene. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

Detective Sgt. Jeffrey Linger, reports that preliminary investigation revealed a 1992 Plymouth passenger vehicle was traveling on West Mt. Harmony Road, towards Rt. 4, when the vehicle failed to yield the right of way to a 2014 Ford pick-up truck that was traveling northbound on Rt.4 at West Mt. Harmony Road.

As a result of the collision, the driver of the Plymouth vehicle was trapped in her vehicle and succumbed to her injuries at the scene.  The driver of the pick-up truck and a passenger in the pickup were uninjured.            

Troopers from the Maryland State Police CRASH Team responded to the scene to reconstruct the accident.  Police identified the deceased as Eliza E. Bailey, W/F, 17 y.o.a.

The driver of vehicle #2; Michael D. Musumeci, W/M, 40 y.o.a.

The case is still under investigation, and anyone with information is urged to contact Tpr. J. Jones at the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack (410) 535-1400.