UPDATE from the Maryland State Police-La Plata Barracks-

(La Plata, Maryland) – On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at approximately 1851(7:51 p.m.) hours, Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on eastbound Maryland Route 6 in the area of Rollins Court in La Plata, Maryland.

Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police CRASH Team responded to assume the investigation. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers from the MSP CRASH Team indicates a 2017 Buick Regal operated by Chesequa Brown, (37 yoa) of La Plata, MD and occupied by an adult female (name being withheld pending notification of next of kin) and two juveniles 1 yoa and 4 yoa were traveling on westbound Maryland Route 6 in the area of Rollins Court in La Plata, Maryland.

At the same time, a 2011 Nissan Murano operated by Lisa Creason, (59 yoa) of Lexington Park, Maryland was traveling on eastbound Maryland Route 6. For unknown reasons, the Buick crossed the center line and collided head on with the Nissan. Everyone involved were flown to local trauma centers for treatment.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Corporal J. Zimmerman of the MSP CRASH Team at (301) 392-1231. The investigation is continuing and being investigated by Corporal J. Zimmerman of the Maryland State Police CRASH Team. (19-MSP-004205)

UPDATE 9:35 P.M Charles St is now opened from Spring Hill Ct to Rogers Mill Pl

UPDATE 7:32 p.m.– Officials are advising that the road will be closed for several hours.

UPDATE 7:05 p.m.- Three MEDEVACS are transporting five four patients to area trauma Centers.

La Plata, MD- Charles County officials are advising that Charles Street from Spring Hill Court to Rogers Mill Place; in the area of Bel Alton/Newtown Road is closed in both directions. The incident is near the Calvary Grace Assembly of God( For reference to area)

Units are reporting a serious head-on collision. A MEDEVAC has been requested. Children have been reported involved.

Expect heavy delays, watch for emergency vehicles and find an alternate route if possible

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