Police: Md. Man in hospital after single vehicle crash

FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police responded to a single vehicle crash that happened near the intersection of Jim Town Rd and Maryland Route 550, Saturday evening.

Police said the investigation showed that Timothy Edward Fox, 45, of Thurmont, Md. was operating a 2004 Ford F350 pickup truck going southbound on Jim Town Road approaching Rt. 550.

Fox did not slow down on the curve and drove off the right shoulder and hit two telephone poles before he came back onto the road, police said.

Fox then crossed the road and hit a residence located at 13309 Jim Town Rd. in Thurmont, Md. Police said the detected the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on Fox's breath and about his person.

He was taken to the Meritus Hospital by ambulance. Police said no other injuries were reported in this accident.

The crash is still under investigation.


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