POLICE: One woman seriously injured in Delmar crash

DELMAR, Md. – Police are investigating after a two-car crash in Delmar Saturday afternoon left one woman in critical condition.

On Saturday at approximately 12:29 p.m., Delmar Police Officers responded to the intersection of Foskey Lane and Ocean Highway for the report of a serious car crash involving two vehicles.

Arriving officers say they found a 2005 Honda Pilot with front end damage and a 2004 Chevy Cobalt with heavy side impact damage.

Officers observed that the front seat passenger, who was identified as 38-year-old Kelli Childers of Princess Anne had sustained serious injuries. Police say Childers and another woman were trapped in the vehicle. Based upon the seriousness of the injuries to Childers, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit was requested to assist with the investigation.

Preliminarily, it was determined that the Cobalt, being driven by 19-year-old Kyle Adkins of Princess Anne, was traveling west on Foskey Lane and crossed Ocean Highway while failing to yield to southbound traffic. That was when the Pilot, being driven by 73-year-old Henry Bartley of Salisbury, hit the passenger side of the Cobalt.

Childers and another woman were extricated from the car by Delmar Fire Department personnel and Childers was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

The area was partially closed for about three hours while investigators gathered information from the scene.

It is being asked that anyone with any information about this crash contact Corporal Scott Hamilton at 410-548-4892 ext. 222 or email shamilton@wicomicocounty.org

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