Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that killed three people and injured a fourth in western Maryland on Friday, November 1. Maryland State Police Crash Team investigators say the incident took place shortly before 7:00 PM on Greencastle Pike, Route 63, just south of Findley Mill Road in Washington County.
The preliminary investigation indicates an SUV attempted to make a U-turn from the southbound lanes into the northbound lanes when it was struck by a sedan.
The impact of the accident caused the SUV to overturn, killing all three passengers. The deceased have been identified as 73-year-old Charles E. Canfield, 72-year-old Carmen L. Canfield, and 82-year-old Vonda L. Jamison all of Sharpsburg.
The driver of the sedan has been identified as 78-year old Robert L. Wilt of Hagerstown who was transported by ambulance to Meritus Medical Center.
The roadway was shut down for approximately five hours following the crash. The investigation is still ongoing.
If you or a loved one were impacted in the fatal crash on November 1, contact the wrongful death and personal injury attorneys at Azrael Franz today.