Early morning crash closes Route 26 in Frederick County, Md.


The accident is under investigation.

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FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — A serious single-vehicle crash has closed Route 26 between Route 194 and Crum Road in Frederick County.

Maryland State Police say around 3 a.m., investigation revealed that a male driver was traveling W/B Rt. 26 east of Rt. 194 when he left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a utility pole.

The male driver was transported to Meritus Medical Center in Washington County with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police say the road will be closed for further investigation.

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