Two are killed on state roads Both of the fatal traffic accidents happened in Prince George's County.

July 29, 1991|By Richard Irwin | Richard Irwin,Evening Sun Staff

Two people died on state roads over the weekend, bringing the number of traffic-related deaths so far this year to 368, compared with 412 at the same time last year.

Both accidents were in Prince George's County.

The latest fatal accident occurred about 11:45 p.m. Saturday when Ciscero Plummer, 53, of Landover, was driving south on Md. 202 near Kenmoor Road in Landover when he lost control of his 1973 Buick and struck the median strip.

State Police said Plummer's car then crashed into the rear of a Metro bus that had stopped to take on passengers.

Plummer died shortly before 1 a.m. yesterday at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly.

Police said none of the bus passengers was injured.

On Saturday, April L. Lada, 20, of the 6900 block of Marlboro Pike, was driving her 1981 Plymouth south on Brandywine Road at 8:55 a.m. when she crossed the center line and ran off the road.

Police said the car then flipped over at least three times, partially ejecting the driver.

Police said Lada was rushed by ambulance to Prince George's Hospital Center, where she died shortly after arrival.

State Police at Frederick said a man who was critically injured July 11 when the motorcycle he was operating crashed into a car on Fountain Rock Road near Walkersville died Saturday at the Medstar Shock-Trauma Center in Hagerstown.

Police said William Lee Anders, 53, of Walkersville, was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on Fountain Rock Road when he was struck by a northbound car that turned to enter Retreat Road.

Police said Anders, who was not wearing a helmet, was flown by a State Police Med-Evac helicopter to Medstar, where he died Saturday night.

Police said the driver of the car, Clarence Franklin Grams, 58, of Frederick, originally was charged with failing to grant the right of way and that additional charges may be placed against him as a result of Anders' death.

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