A two-vehicle collision left one person dead and another injured Tuesday morning near New Windsor.

Carroll County Sheriff's deputies, fire and emergency medical personnel were called to the scene in the area of Md. 31 and Stone Chapel Road at 8:48 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.


A preliminary investigation by a crash reconstruction team revealed that a Chevrolet HHR crossed the center line, striking a Honda Odyssey van, according to the sheriff's office.

The 66-year-old male driver of the HHR was found to be unconscious and was transported to Carroll Hospital by EMS where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the Odyssey, a 46-year-old female, was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where she was listed in stable condition, according to police.

Names of the individuals involved were not immediately released, pending notification of the families, police said.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Deputy First Class Purshinski at 410-386-5900.

Tuesday's crash was at least the 18th death on Carroll County roadways this year. There were 16 fatalities on Carroll roads in 2015 and 11 in 2014. On average, 16 traffic deaths per year occur in Carroll, according to data from 2010 through 2015 provided by the state Motor Vehicle Administration.




Fatal collisions in Carroll County in 2016

Jan. 25: Winfield; one vehicle (sledding accident)

Feb. 19: Md. 27 and Kate Wagner Road; two vehicles

Feb. 20: Md. 27 near Kimberly James Court; two vehicles*

Feb. 28: Md. 140 near Westminster; single vehicle


April 2: Littlestown Pike near John Owings Road; two vehicles

April 27: Md. 31 near Uniontown Bridge; three vehicles

May 11: Md. 140 near Bethel Road; two vehicles

June 17: Londontown Boulevard near the Londontown Shopping Center; two vehicles

July 29: Md. 140 near Cranberry Road; one vehicle (pedestrian death)

Aug. 6: Upper Beckleysville Road near England Drive in Hampstead; one vehicle

Aug. 10: Gorsuch Road north of Center Street in Westminster; one vehicle (pedestrian death)

Aug. 26: Md. 30 in Manchester; two vehicles

Oct. 29: Md. 91 and Md. 140 intersection; two vehicles

Dec. 8: Md. 26 near Old Liberty Road; one vehicle (pedestrian death)

Dec. 17: Lineboro Road; one vehicle (sledding accident)

Dec. 19: Md. 140 by Tyrone Road; two vehicles

Dec. 27: Md. 31 by Stone Chapel Road; two vehicles

*This collision resulted in two deaths