2 Columbia teens hurt in auto crash Friday in serious condition

March 13, 2001|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

Two Howard County teen-agers badly injured Friday when the Dodge Spirit in which they and four other Oakland Mills High School students were riding crashed and turned over in Columbia were in serious condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. All the youths live in Columbia.

Michael Wisthoff, 16, who was in critical condition hours after the crash, has improved slightly. Dayle Lynn Lovett, 17, remained in serious condition, a hospital spokeswoman said. Three of the others - Kristen Elizabeth Peel, 16; Becky Walter, 15; and the driver, Anthony Montoya, 18 - were treated at Howard County General Hospital on Friday and released, a hospital spokeswoman said. Heather Michele Prince, 17, was kept overnight and discharged Saturday.

The accident occurred at 2:14 p.m. at Allview Drive and Ferndale Avenue in Oakland Mills.

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