UPDATE 10/16/2018 10:00 a.m.– Crain Highway is now re-opened per The Charles County Sheriff’s Office. More information will be released if the Sheriff’s Office does so.


La Plata, MD- At approx. 7:50 a.m. a 9-1-1 dispatch was sent out for a reported Tractor Trailer that collided with five, possibly six vehicles.  Units are reporting wires are down on Route 301/Crain Highway. The incident occurred in the area of Heritage Green Parkway Rosewick Road and Crain Highway.  MEDEVAC has been called in for a 54 year old male injured in the collision.

Units are reporting at least four patients are being transported to an area hospital. 

Expect heavy delays as units from the State Highway Administration, SMECO, and Emergency crews secure and clear the area. Traffic on US Route 301 North is being diverted on Washington Avenue/MD Route 488.

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