MILLINGTON — A Millington man suffered fatal injuries after he was ejected from a car that struck a tree shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday, June 27.
The Kent County Sheriff’s Office identified the deceased as Siddharth Sharma, 26.
Sharma was pronounced dead at the scene of the single-vehicle crash on Millington Road at Kent Mill Drive, according to a KCSO news release.
Sharma was a passenger in a Ford Mustang that was driven by Ankit Khanna, 29, of Millington, according to the news release.
Police reported that for reasons that have not been determined, the car traveled off of the roadway and struck a tree. The car was destroyed.
The crash was at 3:10 a.m.
Khanna was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment of injuries that police described as serious.
DFC Michael Piasecki was the first officer on the scene.
Sgt. Sean Maloney and DFC Jordan Proudfoot of the sheriff’s office, Kent County EMS and the Millington Volunteer Fire Company also responded.
The Maryland State Police is conducting an accident reconstruction.