Single Vehicle Crash Leaves One Hospitalized

The accident occurred on Route 28 between Route 85 and New Design Road on Tuesday morning

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    One person was left hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following an accident early Tuesday morning in Frederick County, Md., troopers say.

    Frederick Barrack Troopers responded to a personal injury collision on Route 28 between Route 85 and New Design Road at 5:15 a.m.

    A sport utility vehicle with one occupant left the roadway and struck an embankment, investigators say.

    The driver was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

    It is unknown why the vehicle left the roadway. Investigators also do not know if the injuries sustained by the driver were a result of the collision or a pre-existing medical condition.

    The name of the driver has not been released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

    Stay with and NBC4 for updates as they become available.