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Accident on Route 51 late Tuesday

January 18th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

On January 17, 2017 at approximately 10:52 P.M. Troopers from the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barracks responded to northbound Oldtown Rd (Rt 51) near Wheeler Rd, Spring Gap, Allegany County, MD, in reference to a single vehicle collision. Investigation revealed a 1999 Buick 4 Dr passenger vehicle was traveling N/B on Rt 51 when it left the roadway after failing to reduce its speed and negotiate a turn on wet roads, struck an embankment, and overturned, coming to rest along the N/B lane of Rt 51. The vehicle was operated by a 16 year old juvenile of Cumberland, MD, who was transported by ambulance to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.

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