UPDATE @ 12:00 p.m. via Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department: On July 28th at approximately 7:19 am, Hughesville Volunteers were alerted to Budds Creek Road and Sarum Manor Rd in Newburg for the motor vehicle collision with people trapped. Engine 22 and Paramedic Ambulance 28 made the response.

While responding, additional units arrived on the scene and confirmed entrapment. A short time later, a helicopter was requested to transport a patient from the scene. Upon arrival, Engine 22 was assigned the landing site. The helicopter was requested to land on the scene of the collision.

Trooper 7 responded and transport the patient to an area hospital for treatment.


UPDATE 10:50 a.m.: Officials say Budds Creek Road is now open in both directions. We will update you with more information when it is known.


Wicomico, MD- Fire, and Rescue personnel are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash near Sarum Manor Drive and Budds Creek Road. Initial reports indicate at least two vehicles involved with people trapped. MEDEVAC has been requested.

Charles County officials state that Budds Creek Road is closed from both entrances of Plater Road.

Officials have said the road may be closed for hours.

Watch for emergency vehicles and personnel and expect delays while traffic is re-routed.

This is a developing story.


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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...

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