On Saturday, May 4, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel from St. Mary’s and Charles County responded to the area of New Market Road (Rt.6) and Whalen Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped. Firefighters from Charles County arrived on the scene and found two vehicles involved in the collision with one vehicle off the roadway and fully engulfed in flames. Crews reported all occupants were out of the vehicles and requested two helicopters to respond to the victims injuries. Firefighters extinguished the vehicle fire in under 10 minutes. Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7 landed nearby and transported an 8-year-old child to an area trauma center. Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 2 landed nearby and transported an adult victim to an area trauma center. Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded and administered field sobriety testing on the operator of one vehicle. Police placed them in custody on the scene under the suspicion of impaired driving. The operator, later identified as Jermaine Corteius Goldring, age 40 of Hughesville, MD, currently has charges pending. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded and are investigating the collision. Goldring was […]
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