DENTON — Caroline County Commissioner Wilbur Levengood underwent a successful surgery on Sunday to repair significant damage to his knee, which was injured in a farm accident on June 12. He was expected to remain hospitalized until the end of the week, but made progress ahead of schedule and was released Monday night to recuperate at home, said Lucie Hughes, Director of Communications. Levengood will require extended recovery time at home and physical therapy, but is expected to make a full recovery within six months, she reported.
According to the statement released from the Commissioner’s Office, Commissioner Levengood sustained traumatic, non-life threatening injuries in an accident at his farm in Goldsboro on Friday, June 12. Units from Caroline County Emergency Medical Services and the Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Company responded to the scene. Due to the nature of his injuries, Levengood was transported via helicopter by Maryland State Police to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore City, where he received treatment.
The Commissioner’s Office relayed Levengood’s family appreciates the expressions of love and concern they have received from the community but requests privacy at this time. The County said they will continue to provide updates regarding Commissioner Levengood’s condition as approved by his family.