One dead after Virginia woman drives the wrong way on Maryland road, collides with another vehicle

Virginia News

FREDERICK, Md. (AP/WFXR) — State police say a Maryland man has died after his vehicle collided with another one that was traveling the wrong way in Frederick County.

According to a news release, troopers responded to the crash around 4:40 a.m. Sunday.

A preliminary investigation showed a Nissan Altima traveling the wrong way collided with a Ford Focus being driven by 55-year-old Brett Lee Warner.

Warner was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 24-year-old Virginia woman identified as the driver of the Nissan was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash.

For breaking news delivered to you, subscribe to WFXR’s breaking news email list

Get breaking news, weather, and sports delivered to your smartphone with the WFXR News app available on Apple and Android.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

News tips

Do you have a news tip or breaking news to share with WFXR?  Submit your tip here.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form