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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South
    A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...
  • 13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup

    13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup
    Thirteen people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on Route 1 in Jessup, according to a news release from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.  County officials declared the wreck a "mass casualty incident"...
  • Four injured after light rail, vehicle collide downtown

    Four injured after light rail, vehicle collide downtown
    Four people were injured after a light rail train collided with a vehicle in downtown Baltimore on Tuesday morning, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. About 10:22 a.m., the driver of a Honda Civic traveling northbound on South Howard...
  • Boutique gyms flex their muscle in Baltimore

    Boutique gyms flex their muscle in Baltimore
    It's a Wednesday evening at the Pop Physique studio in downtown Baltimore, and a dozen women — most clad in leggings, T-shirts and socks — are rotating their hips while trying to hold an exercise ball between their thighs.   "Great job,...
  • Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville

    Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville
    All traffic is shut down on MD 178 in Crownsville due to a single-vehicle crash at Paul Birch Drive at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on Interstate 97 South in Crownsville at MD 178 has closed the...
  • Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement

    Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement
    The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System. Hopkins officials said the payout, which received preliminary court approval Monday, would be...
  • Traffic: Collision at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Collision at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    A three-vehicle collision at Bore 1 of the southbound Fort McHenry Tunnel has closed the tunnel lane at 9:06 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The collision is among two incidents creating closures at the tunnel. Two...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 147

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 147
    Emergency roadwork on MD 147 South in Parkville at Putty Hill Avenue has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right exit at 8:48 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision in...
  • Deadly Ellicott City derailment linked to break in track

     Deadly Ellicott City derailment linked to break in track
    The August 2012 derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City likely began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two 19-year-old women were seated next to the tracks. The presence of the break, made public...
  • Parents of Ellicott City derailment victims speak out, say they blame CSX for deaths

    Parents of Ellicott City derailment victims speak out, say they blame CSX for deaths
    The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths. "The families and our attorneys are determined to...
  • 'I think I smoked too much pot,' Darlington man tells police; honey and money stolen in Jarrettsville [Harford police blotter]

    'I think I smoked too much pot,' Darlington man tells police; honey and money stolen in Jarrettsville [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Thomas Behrens, 61, of the 100 block of Carol Avenue, was arrested Thursday on bench warrants in cases in which he was charged with trespassing. He was charged Saturday...
  • Traffic: Crash with injury closes MD 45

    Traffic: Crash with injury closes MD 45
    A single-vehicle crash with injury on MD 45 in Glencoe on Tuesday has closed all lanes at Cold Bottom Road for more than four hours after the state Department of Transportation first reported the incident at 3:44 a.m. DOT also reported a collision on the...