UPDATE 10/16/2018:  On October 13, 2018 at 10:23 p.m. units with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Route 4 and Route 260 for a personal injury accident that was reported serious. Upon arrival units found one vehicle completely engulfed in flames and the other vehicle was only a few feet away. Several vehicles pulled over and citizens were rendering aid before Sheriff’s Office units arrived.

The citizens were able to remove all occupants from both vehicles and pulled them safely to the center median where they continued to render aid until EMS arrived.The investigation determined that a minivan, operated by Adrienn Eva Raschka (10/17/84) was traveling southbound in the number 1 lane of northbound Route 4. The minivan struck a Nissan SUV operated by Tiye Camille Ray-Drewrey (11/22/70) that was traveling northbound on Route 4 in the number 1 lane.

The collision caused the minivan to catch fire.It was discovered that Raschka was headed south from Annapolis and made a wrong turn, but it is unknown where she entered on to Route 4. Charges are pending. In the minivan with Raschka was her infant son, (1/17/17).

The child was transported to Children’s Hospital and Raschka was transported to Med-Star, both with non-life threatening injuries. In the Nissan, the driver Ray-Drewrey was transported by air by MSP Trooper 2 to PG Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The front seat passenger of the Nissan Julia Harvey Moore (11/20/70 B/F) was transported by ground to PG Hospital.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to call Dep. Freeland at 410-535-2800.


Chesapeake Beach, MD, Oct. 15,2018: At approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday night, a head-on collision between a minivan and another vehicle was reported on Southern Maryland Boulevard and East Chesapeake Beach Road.  Units from the North Beach Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Departments responded to fined a minivan fully engulfed. 

Images courtesy of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department via Facebook

After extinguishing the flames, all units worked to take care of the patients. A total of four patients were transported, one to Anne Arundel , one to PG Trauma Center,an d the other two unknown. 

According to Dunkirk VFD, a Good Samaritan, rescued an infant from the burning vehicle prior to the arrival of emergency crews. 

Units worked for one hour clearing the scene. The investigation into the collision is still underway. 

Images courtesy of Calvert County Advanced Life Support via North Beach Volunteer Fire Department Facebook

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