A deadly head-on crash took the life of Maurice M. Barnes,Wednesday evening March 5, 2014. Mr. Barnes was proceeding Westbound on Contee Road in Laurel, Maryland around 9pm, when his vehicle reportedly crossed the center-line and struck an an oppsite bound car.
The force of the collision ejected Mr. Barnes and he was pronounced dead at an area hospital. Typically ejection from the vehicle would be indicative of a failure to wear a seat belt.
The accident took place in the vicinity of 8600 Contee Road and resulted in the temporary closure of Contee Road between Briarwood Road and Larchdale in Laurel, Maryland, to enable Prince George's County Police to investigate the collision.
The other driver is reportedly inserious condition at an area hospital.