UPDATE 1:10 p.m.- Prince Frederick Road is now re-opened. We will have more details if and when they are released.

Hughesville, MD 9:41 a.m.- The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has notified residents of a accident in the area of Route 5 to Route 381 (Prince Frederick Road). The road is currently closed in both directions with Maryland State Police, Fire, EMS and Charles County Sheriff’s on the scene. Expect an extended closure of this area.

The accident involves a tractor trailer in the area of the Post Office. A MEDEVAC has been requested.

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