The Traffic Enforcement Section is investigating a Serious Personal Injury Collision where one driver was ejected and flown to Shock Trauma. The collision occurred on Monday, April 2, 2007 at approximately 5:45PM on Meadowridge Road @ Mayfield Ave. The driver of a 2005 Honda Accord was traveling westbound on Meadowridge Road, passing vehicles over the double yellow line.
At one point on Meadowridge Road, the Honda struck another vehicle and continued traveling westbound. As the Honda approached the Mayfield Ave intersection it crossed the double yellow line, struck a telephone pole, and a pickup truck stopped on Mayfield Ave @ Meadowridge Road. After striking a glancing blow against the front of the pickup truck, the vehicle traveled back across the roadway, struck a tree and ejected the un-belted driver.
The driver, identified as Timothy James McQuitty, 46 years of age, of the 5100 blk. Flowertuft Court, Columbia, Maryland was flown by Maryland State Police helicopter to the University of Maryland – Shock Trauma. He is currently listed in Serious but Stable condition. The drivers of the other two vehicles that were struck were not injured.