Adam French, the 35 year old injured in Saturday’s sledding accident on Lineboro Road, was pronounced deceased last evening (12/18/16) at approximately 8:52 pm.

Mr. French’s four year old son, who was also injured in the collision, is reportedly no longer in critical condition, and is expected to recover.

Collision between sled and vehicle sent the two to hospital with serious injuries.

On December 17th, 2016, at approximately 10:47am, Sheriff’s Deputies, along with Fire and EMS personnel from the Lineboro and Manchester Volunteer Fire Companies, responded to the 3200 block of Lineboro Road for two pedestrians that had been struck by a vehicle.

The investigation revealed that Adam French, a 35 year old male from Baltimore who was visiting relatives, was sledding down a driveway in the 3200 block of Lineboro Road with his 4 year old son when their sled entered the roadway. They were struck by a 2004 Jeep Cherokee driven by Max Nickey, a 31 year old male from Westminster, which was travelling South on Lineboro Road. Adam French was initially transported to Carroll Hospital Center, but later transferred to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with potentially life threatening injuries. The child was transported to Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and was listed in critical condition.

The driver of the Jeep, and his 34 year old passenger, were not injured in this collision. At this time, charges are not expected to be filed against the driver in this incident.
Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is asked to contact the Carroll County Sheriff’s office at 410-386-2900, or the Anonymous TIPS Hotline at 1-888-399-TIPP.