Four injured, two critically, after car and motorcycle crash

September 17, 1997

Four people were injured, two critically, in Taylorsville on Monday when a Ford Escort struck a motorcycle, police said.

David M. Moldover, 25, of Rockville, who was operating the motorcycle, and his passenger, Mary E. Burns, 34, of Damascus were taken by MedEvac helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where they were in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said yesterday.

Carl Savage, 46, of Druid Heights in Baltimore, who was identified as the driver of the Ford, was taken to Carroll County General Hospital, where he was treated and released, a spokeswoman said yesterday.

Trisha L. Starkevich, 23, of Randallstown, a passenger in the Ford, was less seriously injured and declined treatment at the scene, according to a police report.

Investigators said the Ford was traveling north on Route 27 near Marston Road about 11: 20 p.m. when it moved into the southbound lane to pass a vehicle in front of it.

The motorcycle was traveling south and was struck head-on by the car, police said.

Pub Date: 9/17/97

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