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Prisoner van collides with dump truck injuring four inmates

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Posted at 1:43 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 13:45:08-05

TAYLORSVILLE, Md. (WMAR) — Four prison inmates were injured Tuesday after a van transporting them collided with a dump truck.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. in the area of Route 26-Liberty Road and Buffalo Road at the Carroll and Frederick County border.

Maryland State Police say the Division of Corrections van tried making a U-turn when it was struck by the dump truck.

Only four inmates were on board at the time. Each was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries. Neither driver was hurt.

Police are still investigating who was at fault and if any other factors were involved.