Department of Corrections van crashes into tree in Caroline County

Police are investigating a crash in Caroline County involving a Department of Corrections van.

It happened at 2:54 p.m. Thursday on Old Dawn Road. Police say the van was traveling east when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

The van was transporting eight inmates. One was treated at the scene, seven were transported from the scene to the hospital with minor injuries - each in the company of a police officer.

The driver of the van was taken to the hospital in serious but non life-threatening condition.

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