Jessup teens in critical condition after accident that killed 2 brothers

December 28, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Jessup teen-agers injured in a traffic accident Saturday night in which two other teens were killed remained in critical condition yesterday, said a spokeswoman for Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Frederick Rach, 15, of the 8200 block of Cambridge Court and Nicole Snyder, 15, of the 8900 block of Twelve Sons Court suffered injuries to the head and upper torso, said Battalion Chief John Scholz, a spokesman for Anne Arundel County EMS/Fire/Rescue.

Rach and Snyder were injured when they were thrown from the 1992 Mazda Protege in which they were riding on Ridge Road near Green Valley Circle in Hanover, said Anne Arundel County police.

Police said Brian Parker, 16, and his brother Darnell, 14, both of the 8400 block of Brunswick Place, Philadelphia, were also thrown from the car and died at area hospitals.

The driver of the Protege, Clement Howell, 16, of the 6100 block of Karas Walk, Elkridge, suffered minor injuries, police said. They said he was the only one wearing a seat belt.

Police said Howell was driving north on Ridge Road about 4: 45 p.m. when he lost control on a curve, slid sideways and struck a southbound Ford F-150 pickup truck.

Kyle Wayne Murray, 21, of the 7700 block of Tobruck Court, Hanover, the driver of the truck, and his passenger, James Richardson, 12, of the 1800 block of Cedar Drive suffered minor injuries, police said.

Pub Date: 12/28/98

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