SHAFT — An 18-year-old driver was charged by Maryland State Police with negligent driving and DUI after he lost control of his car Wednesday morning on state Route 936 south of Cabin Run Road.
Ryan Christopher White of Oakland was also given a civil citation for underage drinking following the 7:51 a.m. incident. Rear-seat passenger Thomas Symons, 18, of Lonaconing was also charged with underage drinking. A juvenile was riding in the front seat.
All three were taken to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for minor injuries, police said.
White’s 2004 Ford Focus struck a guardrail, crossed the center line and struck an embankment off the shoulder, police said.
Shaft and Midland volunteer fire departments responded to the accident.