Teen Charged in Connection to Fatal Salisbury Car Crash

first responders trying to save car accident victims

A teenager has been charged in connection to a car crash Saturday that killed one and left another in critical condition. The driver, 17, and one other passenger were uninjured. The single-vehicle crash occurred near South Salisbury Boulevard and Lloyd Street.

Salisbury Police report that the driver was speeding while traveling southbound on South Salisbury Boulevard when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the northbound lanes, and crashed into a telephone pole. Both injured victims were ejected from the car upon impact and transported to TidalHealth Peninsula Regional.

Police arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence. He has been charged with criminal negligent manslaughter by vehicle, homicide by motor vehicle, DUI, driving while impaired by alcohol, driving under the influence of alcohol per se, reckless driving, negligent driving, speeding, and other related offenses. He was released into a guardian’s custody following a consultation with the Department of Juvenile Services.

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