Woman dies from injuries in accident

January 16, 1995

A 41-year-old woman who police said caused a three-car accident on Saturday by driving through a stop sign in Pasadena died yesterday of her injuries, county police reported.

Jan Foster Higgins, of the 2900 block of E. Almondbury Court in Pasadena, was pronounced dead at 9 a.m. at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Police said she suffered head injuries.

The accident occurred Saturday about 1:30 p.m. when police said Ms. Higgins, driving a 1987 Plymouth Horizon east on Countryside Drive, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Edwin Raynor Boulevard.

Her car was hit by a 1989 Ford pickup truck driven by Michael Patrick Donnelly, 29, of the 8000 block of Croydon Way, Pasadena. That collision caused Ms. Higgins' car to spin into a third vehicle, a 1995 Dodge Sedan driven by Gregory Rembold Lloyd, 34, of the 7900 block of Cobbler Lane, in Pasadena.

Mr. Donnelly suffered a minor leg injury; a passenger was not hurt. Mr. Lloyd suffered minor neck injuries.

Red Cross attempts to boost blood supply

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at St. Jane Francis Catholic Church, 8499 Virginia Ave., in Pasadena, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Red Cross guidelines require blood donors to be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health, with no history of hepatitis or AIDS.

The blood supply at Chesapeake and Potomac Region Red Cross Blood Services has dipped below one day's supply because of the holidays, a regional flu epidemic and inclement


For information or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-GIVE-BLOOD.

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