Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. Route 301 in Newburg, Maryland, where police say alcohol may have played a role.
WASHINGTON — Police are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. Route 301 in Newburg, Maryland, where police say alcohol may have played a role.
At around 12:45 a.m. Saturday, a Ford F-150 was traveling in the wrong direction on the southbound lanes of Route 301 near Budds Creek Road, according to Maryland State Police.
A Honda Civic, driven by Krystal Daniella-Lyn Lewis, 22, of Newburg, was heading south on the same road when the cars crashed head-on, police said.
The Ford F-150 landed on its roof and the driver died at the scene. The Honda came to a stop in the road. Lewis was airlifted to the hospital and is being treated. Police have not identified the driver of the Ford F-150.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who may have seen the crash is asked to call Maryland State Police at 301-392-1231.
The road was closed for several hours after the crash but has since reopened.
Below is a map of the area where the crash happened.
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