A person survived a crash on a freeway close to the Capital Beltway in Maryland which may have occurred days in the past, in accordance with officers.
Ron Snyder, a spokesman for Maryland State Police, stated the person, whom he recognized as Gregory Eubanks, 41, of Fort Washington, Maryland, was reported lacking by his household on Saturday to Prince George’s County police.
Eubanks was taken to the College of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Middle in Cheverly. Jania Matthews, a spokeswoman for the hospital, stated he was in truthful situation.
On Monday, officers have been nonetheless attempting to determine particulars surrounding the crash, which occurred on northbound MD 210 close to the Beltway, in accordance with Alan Doubleday, assistant fireplace chief for the Prince George’s County Fireplace Division.
Doubleday stated authorities acquired a name round 7:55 a.m. Monday contractor for the state’s freeway division had discovered a broken guardrail alongside MD 210 on the Beltway. He discovered a person mendacity on the bottom – a few soccer subject away from a car that had crashed – in an embankment space, in accordance with Doubleday. The person, who was later recognized to be Eubanks, was stated to be acutely aware and alert when rescuers arrived and was speaking to them.
Eubanks instructed rescuers from Prince George’s County Fireplace that he had crashed his car Friday night time and had been mendacity there in warmth and rainstorms.
Camille Eubanks, the person’s mom, stated her son instructed her he had left a membership in Prince George’s County and was reduce off by one other driver earlier than the accident occurred. His household reported him lacking when he did not present up for a marriage on Saturday. His cellphone had died, his mom stated, with calls going to voice mail.
Her son is in a “lot of ache,” Eubanks stated, however is “alert and responsive.”
“He has some fractures however apart from that, he is okay,” she stated. “He is dehydrated and all. He is been on the market since Friday night time.”
Doubleday stated his division hadn’t acquired experiences of an incident in that space Friday night time and that the investigation will possible contain Maryland State Police checking street cameras. Snyder, with the Maryland State Police, stated he didn’t instantly know if state police responded to a crash in that space Friday night time.
Doubleday stated Eubanks might have been ejected from his car or gotten out on his personal. He stated the automotive had “vital harm.” Eubanks was apparently alone within the car on the time of the crash. Doubleday stated crews and rescue canines did a search of the realm after the person was found and located nobody else.
“We’re nonetheless attempting to piece every little thing collectively,” Doubleday stated Monday. “It is fascinating for certain. We have had sizzling after which chilly climate and he is been exterior for the period.”
The D.C. space was hit with heavy rainfall and winds Sunday night time and into Monday morning.
“He is lucky that they discovered him,” Doubleday stated.
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