QA SHERIFF PRESS RELEASE – Fatal Collision @ Perry's Corner Road


INCIDENT:         Fatal Accident

DATE / TIME:     01/24/2017 @ 1620 Hours

LOCATION:        Perry’s Corner Road Grasonville near Talisman Farm


DETAILS:           Preliminary Investigation of the accident indicates a Chevrolet Blazer SUV was being operated north-bound on Perry’s Corner Road. As the Chevrolet went around a slight curve near the Talisman Farm, the vehicle traveled into the south bound lane and was struck head-on by a Nissan box truck. Both vehicles then left the roadway and struck a tree.


The operator of the Chevrolet, woman from Grasonville was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Nissan truck Carlos Alexander Sura Ruiz of Gaithersburg, MD. and a passenger were not injured.


Notification was made to the woman’s family later in the evening. Due to her injuries, the Medical Examiner is requesting her identity be withheld until a positive ID is made.


Perry’s Corner Road was closed in the area of the accident for several hours. The investigation and reconstruction is ongoing by the Sheriff’s Office assisted by the Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Unit.