Crash leaves woman in critical condition

April 15, 1996

A Linthicum Heights woman was in critical condition yesterday after the car she was driving was struck by an oncoming vehicle Saturday.

Police said an eastbound car driven by Christopher P. Salmon, 17, of the 500 block of Greenwood Road, Linthicum Heights, crossed the center line on Andover Road near Forestdale Avenue about 12: 45 p.m. as Mr. Salmon was attempting to avoid hitting the rear of an eastbound vehicle ahead of him.

Mr. Salmon's car collided with a westbound car driven by Ruth H. Linthicum, 78, of the 300 block of Eva Ave., Linthicum Heights. A car behind Ms. Linthicum's struck the rear of her car.

Ms. Linthicum was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Mr. Salmon was treated at North Arundel Hospital for leg injuries and released. The occupants of the third car involved reported no injuries.

Police said no charges have been filed. An investigation is continuing.

Pub Date: 4/15/96

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