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A 17-year-old from Manchester was listed in critical condition when he arrived at a hospital after a collision that the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office described as serious Friday morning.

At about 9:38 a.m. Thursday, the sheriff’s office and emergency medical and rescue crews from Baltimore and Carroll counties responded to the 4600 block of Gross Mill Road in Hampstead and found a gray Ford Escape that had left the roadway and struck a tree, the sheriff’s office said.

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The teen was trapped inside the vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office. Officials extricated him and a Hampstead medic unit transported him to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, according to the sheriff’s office. There were no passengers in the vehicle.

There were no available updates on the teen’s condition as of 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Corporal Vanik of the Crash Reconstruction Unit at 410-386-5900 or tvanik@carrollcountymd.gov.

This story has been updated.

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