Woman in car crash in stable condition

April 16, 1996

A Linthicum Heights woman was in serious but stable condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after the car she was driving was struck by an oncoming vehicle Saturday on Andover Road.

Ruth H. Linthicum, 78, of the 300 block of Eva Ave. in Linthicum Heights was upgraded from critical condition Sunday.

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 it tried to avoid an eastbound vehicle ahead.

Mr. Salmon's car struck Ms. Linthincum's car, police said.

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