Maryland State Police Investigating An Overturned Farm Truck In Kingstown


Maryland State Police say a man was injured in a collision Tuesday morning in Queen Anne’s County.

Approximately 8:53 a.m., troopers responded to a collision on Maryland Route 213 at Fey Road in Kingstown. At the scene, the responding officers observed a collision involving a 1998 Peterbilt 3 axle dump truck and 1999 GMC truck. The farm truck was hauling about 50,000 pounds of fertilizer.

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Preliminary investigation revealed the GMC truck was traveling southbound on Route 213, when it crossed the solid yellow line into the northbound lane, exited the highway and eventually reentered the northbound lane and struck the farm truck on the passenger side rear. The impact sent the farm truck onto its side. Fertilizer and fuel were spread across all lanes, according to the release.

Hazmat was dispatched to the scene to clean up the debris. The roadway was closed for about 11 hours. The driver of the GMC truck identified as 59-year-old Edward Paul Stammer of Chestertown, Maryland was airlifted to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

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