Traffic backs up along Eastbound Md. 140 following a vehicle collision infront of Full Moon Pub and Grill near the county line Wednesday, August 6. (DAVE MUNCHSTAFF PHOTO, Baltimore Sun Media Group / August 6, 2014)

A trash truck and a sports utility vehicle collided on Md. 140 in Baltimore County near the Carroll County line Wednesday afternoon.

Two people from the SUV were transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, one by ambulance and one by helicopter, according to a Baltimore County Police spokeswoman.

No information regarding the status of the two individuals was immediately available.

One lane in each direction of Md. 140 was open but police advise drivers to avoid the area. The crash occurred at approximately 1:15 p.m. in the 1100 block of Md. 140, according to police.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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