HUGHESVILLE, Md. (WUSA) -- A 73-year-old woman is dead after an accident in Charles County on Friday afternoon. Another woman suffered serious injuries.
According to Charles County authorities, 37-year-old Nicole Antoinette Morgan was driving a Jeep Cherokee headed northbound on Route 5 at Gallant Green Road and 73-year-old Elizabeth Ann Watson of Waldorf was driving a Chrysler Concord west on Gallant Green Road just before Route 5. At approximately 1:18 p.m. Watson tried to turn south onto Route 5. Her car entered the path of Morgan's vehicle and was struck on the driver's side door.
Watson was taken to Prince George's Trauma Center via helicopter, but later succumbed to her injuries.
Morgan, who is from Great Mills, received serious injuries. She was taken to Civista Medical Center via ambulance.
Authorities say they don't believe alcohol or speed were factors in the crash.