The 15-year-old girl, Kelsey Elaine Brown, who was critically injured in a Feb. 5 accident when the vehicle in which she was traveling struck a snow plow, has died from her injuries.
Maryland State Police reported today (Monday) that the teenager died over the weekend. She had been at Bayview Hospital in critical and unstable condition.
The accident occured on the afternoon of Feb. 5 when the mini-van being driven by the victim’s mother, Carrie Ann Brown of Darlington, struck a dump truck on Paradise Road at the I-95 overpass in Aberdeen. Police said the dump truck, privately-owned by contracted by the Maryland State Highway Administration, was parked on the side of the road and preparing to plow the forthcoming snow.
Here is the original MSP press release:
MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION WITH SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY
(Aberdeen, Md.) On February 5, 2010 at approximately 3:09 p.m. troopers from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack responded to northbound Paradise Road (MD 462) at the I-95 overpass, for a vehicle collision.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Chevrolet Venture was traveling northbound Paradise Road at the above location. For reasons unknown at this time, the driver of the Venture entered the right roadside where it struck a 1987 Mack Dump Truck. The dump truck was parked on the right shoulder of the roadway standing-by for the pending snow storm. The dump truck is privately owned and was under contract through the Maryland State Highway Administration. A 15 year old female passenger (Kelsey Elaine Brown) suffered serious/critical personal injuries and was transported to Bayview Hospital where her condition remains critical and unstable. The passenger’s mother (Carrie Ann Brown, Darlington, Md.) was also transported to Bayview and is in critical condition.
Younger siblings (6 and 10 year old) were transported to other medical facilities with less serious injuries.
Collision Reconstructionist from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack and the CRASH Team continue to investigate the cause of this collision.