Wet roadway contributed to auto accident near Westminster, police say

November 21, 1995

Police said a wet roadway contributed to an accident near Westminster Sunday afternoon that flipped a car and sent two men to Carroll County General Hospital.

According to police reports, Mitchell Allen Rhodes, 16, was attempting to stop at the intersection of Pinch Valley and Hughes Shop roads about 3:30 p.m. when the 1986 Chevrolet Cavalier he was driving slid off the right side of the road.

The car then rolled up an embankment and overturned, police said. The Mitchell youth and his companion, Charles R. Welsh, 17, were taken to Carroll County General Hospital, where they were treated and released. Both youths live on South Church Street in Westminster.

Police

Westminster: A resident of Daniel Drive reported to city police Friday that someone took a musical instrument worth $1,125 from Westminster Elementary.

Westminster: A resident of Washington Road reported Friday that someone broke into her car while it was parked at the Westminster Sheetz and took $75 worth of property.

Westminster: An employee of Cluster Electric Contractors on Baltimore Boulevard in Finksburg reported Friday that someone damaged the tire on a company truck while it was parked on Webster Street in Westminster. Damage was estimated at $60.

Westminster: A resident of West Main Street reported Friday that someone broke into her home and stole $2,220 worth of property.

Fire

Westminster: Westminster, Pleasant Valley, Reese and Manchester engines responded to a building fire in the 1100 block of Littlestown Pike at 2:42 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 29 minutes.

Westminster: Westminster engines responded to a car fire on Baltimore Boulevard at 7:44 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 20 minutes.

Westminster: Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley and Manchester engines responded to a gas leak on West George Street at 12:35 p.m. Saturday.

Westminster: Westminster engines responded to a truck fire near the intersection of Route 97 and Bachmans Valley Road at (( 7:56 p.m. Saturday.

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