DEPARTMENT OF MARYLAND STATE POLICE
7053 OCEAN GATEWAY
EASTON, MARYLAND 21601
DATE & TIME: 8/22/2009 0647hrs CASE NUMBER: 09-58-009909
LOCATION: W/B Rt.50 East of Rt. 662(Old Wye Mills Rd.) Talbot Co.
OPERATOR 1:Richard Allan Bowie 3rd DOB 11/8/87 of Walkersville, MD
PASSENGER 1: Matthew Robert Shelton 17 YOA of Walkersville, MD
PASSENGER 2: Geoffery Allen Grossnickle 17 YOA of Walkersville, MD
VEHICLE 1: 2002 Silver Ford Explorer
On 8/22/09 at approximately 0647hrs Maryland State Police were dispatched to westbound Rt. 50 in the area of Rt.662(old wye mills rd) for a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed that Richard Bowie 3rd was traveling west on Rt. 50 when the vehicle he was driving hydroplaned causing Bowie to loose control of the vehicle then striking an embankment causing the vehicle to overturn onto its roof. All occupants of the vehicle were able to exit the vehicle and were transported to Easton Memorial with minor injuries.
CHARGES: Failure to reduce speed in hazardous conditions
INVESTIGATING TROOPER: Tfc. Bitter
BARRACK COMMANDER – LT. W. W. JONES