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One person injured in Charles Co. vehicle collision

Monday - 10/17/2011, 10:23pm  ET

WALDORF, Md. - One person was injured after a commuter bus collided with a passenger car in Waldorf Monday.

Maryland State Police received a call around 6:15 p.m. about a crash on Mattawoman Beantown Road (Md. Route 5).

Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Chief J.R. Hayden says the driver of the car, 20-year-old Carlin Biles, suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported to an area hospital.

The bus driver was also transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the bus collided with the car after not yielding the right of way to Biles, who was pulling out of the Park and Ride on Mattawoman Beantown Road.

Traffic was blocked in both directions on Mattawoman Beantown Road for around an hour. As of 7:20 p.m., drivers are able to move through the accident scene.

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