Leonardtown, MD (July 19, 2023) – A teen has died as a result of a major motor vehicle accident in the Leonardtown area.
The accident occurred just before 3:00 p.m. on July 16.
According to reports from the police, a head-on collision between a 2013 black Kia Rio and a 2015 silver Dodge Durango occurred on Newtowne Neck Road during the afternoon hours. The impact of the crash caused the sedan to overturn and come to rest in a ditch.
Authorities arrived at the scene and located three victims. The victims were identified as 27-year-old Taylor Lee Jones, 39-year-old Jacob Matthew Jones, and a juvenile. All three victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency care.
The driver of the Kia and their passenger, a 14-year-male, were both severely injured. The driver was flown to a local hospital for emergency care. The passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the victims who were injured in this accident recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the teen who died in this crash.