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Transportation Disasters

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  • Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie

    Train traffic disrupted as Amtrak train pulls down power lines near Bowie
    An Amtrak train tore down overhead catenary power lines in an accident near Bowie on Thursday morning, disrupting rail traffic in the area and the commutes of many MARC and Amtrak riders, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. Craig Schulz, an...
  • Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash

    Laurel man killed in Montgomery Co. crash
    A Laurel man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Montgomery County, according to Montgomery County police. Police said at approximately 3:36 p.m., officers responded to the 6900 block of Annapolis Rock Road in Damascus for the report of a...
  • Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings

    Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings
    Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo." Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
  • Driver, officer injured in tanker truck crash

    Driver, officer injured in tanker truck crash
    Two were injured when a tanker truck crashed into several parked cars near the University of Maryland in Baltimore Sunday night, police said. The driver of the truck and a university police officer were taken to area hospitals with unknown injuries,...
  • Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident

    Landslide video brings national attention for Charles Village resident
    By the time the video begins, it's clear that something is wrong on East 26th Street. Cars are listing unsteadily on the edge of the chasm forming between the road and the rail bed below. What happens next, as they say, will astound you. Twenty-four-...
  • Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash

    Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash
    A Baltimore Fire Department battalion chief responding to an apartment fire was critically injured Sunday evening in a three-car crash that left four other motorists injured, authorities said. The battalion chief was at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center...
  • Man ejected, killed in crash on I-95 Monday morning

    Man ejected, killed in crash on I-95 Monday morning
    A man was killed after being ejected from a vehicle in a crash on I-95 in the Abingdon area early Monday morning, officials from the Maryland State Police said. A 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse was found in the grassy area near the pullover lane on I-95...
  • Traffic: Overturned vehicle in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Overturned vehicle in Baltimore City
    The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management reported a collision involving an overturned vehicle at North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:19 a.m. on Thursday. OEM officials cautioned motorists to avoid the intersection....
  • Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed

    Trains stopped in Aberdeen after pedestrian killed
    One person was struck and killed by a CSX freight train Thursday morning in Aberdeen, Harford County fire and CSX officials said. The train struck a person who was on the tracks near West Bel Air Avenue around 6:16 a.m., Melanie Cost, a CSX spokeswoman,...
  • Video shows fatal City Hall crash

    Video shows fatal City Hall crash
    Video of the high speed crash that killed a bystander outside Baltimore City Hall last year shows the suspect being pulled out of his overturned car and restrained by people on scene. The footage, shot from a Maryland State Trooper's patrol car that was...
  • Howard baseball hangs on to beat Centennial, 9-7

    Howard baseball hangs on to beat Centennial, 9-7
    Heading into the bottom of the seventh with a 9-2 lead at Centennial Thursday afternoon, Howard coach Nick Hoffner might have felt pretty confident that his team would be going home with a win. But Hoffner has seen enough high school baseball games to...
  • Vigil to remember Pasadena teen killed in hit-and-run set for Saturday

    Vigil to remember Pasadena teen killed in hit-and-run set for Saturday
    Family and friends will gather Saturday night to mark one year since the hit-and-run crash on Pasadena's Mountain Road that killed 15-year-old Skylar Marion. A candlelight vigil is planned for 7:30 p.m. at Lake Shore Elementary School, 4531 Mountain...