One Man Dies, Two Teens Injured in Maryland Crash

One Man Dies, Two Teens Injured in Maryland CrashOne man was killed and two teenagers were injured in a two-car crash that occurred on Sunday, July 31, on Route 3 in Crofton, Maryland, the Glen Burnie Patch reports.

According to the news source, a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Elizabeth Ramirez, 19, was attempting to turn left at about 1:41 a.m. from the southbound lanes of Maryland Route 3 onto Davidsonville Road when it crashed into a Ford Crown Victoria, driven by 63-year-old Javaid Firdaus.

Firdaus, of Glen Burnie, suffered serious injuries in the crash and was rushed to Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, where he later died.

Ramirez and her passenger, Monique Spriggs, 19, received minor injuries in the crash and were treated at the scene by emergency personnel. An initial investigation conducted by Glen Burnie police stated that drugs, alcohol or excessive speed did not contribute to the crash, but that Ramirez did not have a valid driver's license, only a learner's permit, the news provider stated.

According to a local ABC affiliate, the Jeep that Ramirez was driving belonged to a family member, and she did not have permission to use it.

Maryland saw two crashes resulting in serious injury in a matter of hours, as a three-car collision in Elkton injured two more people on Sunday, July 31.

Michael Collins, 19, was seriously injured when he lost control of his 2010 Nissan Altima and crossed the center line, veering into the path of a truck driven by 62-year-old Harry Laird on the northbound lanes of Augustine Herman Highway, Cecil Whigg reports.

Collins was transported to Christiana Hospital in Delaware, where he is listed in critical condition.

Laird was not treated for any injures while a third driver, Sarah Flood, was treated for minor injuries, the news provider stated.