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News Releases, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

On Sunday, April 21, 2019 at approximately 11:15 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2300 block of Golf Club Drive, Dunkirk, MD for a report of a crash involving a motorized go-cart.  Upon arrival, deputies and rescue personnel discovered an overturned go-cart with multiple patients on the scene.

A preliminary investigation by the Calvert Reconstruction Team revealed three juveniles were riding in a go-cart operated by an 11 year-old juvenile female of Dunkirk, MD.  The go-cart passengers were a 7 year-old juvenile male of Dunkirk, MD and 12 year-old juvenile female of Frederick, MD.  The go-cart was being driven on the street and entered the cul-de-sac located in the 2300 block of Golf Club Drive.  During a right turn maneuver the go-cart overturned on its left side ejecting the occupants.

The driver, the 11 year-old female, was transported to Children’s Hospital in Washington, DC by MSP Trooper 2 where she succumbed to her injuries sustained in the crash.  The 7 year-old male passenger was transported to Children’s Hospital in Washington, DC by MSP Trooper 7, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries sustained in the crash.  He is listed in stable condition.  The 12 year-old female passenger was treated for non-life threatening injuries on the scene and released.

The collision remains under investigation by Cpl. V. Bortchevsky of the Crash Reconstruction Team.  

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Cpl. V. Bortchevsky by email: vlad.bortchevsky@calvertcountymd.gov or by calling the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at 410-535-2800.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...