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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Progress made in reducing highway deaths, sheriff tells Harford traffic safety panel

    Progress made in reducing highway deaths, sheriff tells Harford traffic safety panel
    Traffic fatalities have been on the decline in Harford County this year. The Harford County Traffic Safety Advisory Board was established by County Council legislation in early 2014 with the long-term goal of cutting in half the number of deaths and...
  • Family of man killed in van crash sues church

    The family of a man killed when a church van he was riding in careened off an Illinois highway has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the church, alleging that it is responsible for his death. Andrew James Canada, 53, and four other members of the...
  • Dez Wells plans to switch jersey number to honor late friend

    Dez Wells plans to switch jersey number to honor late friend
    Dez Wells took pride in wearing No. 32 during his first two years at Maryland, becoming only the second Terp to take the number in the nearly 20 years since former star Joe Smith left College Park as the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Going into his senior...
  • Robbery victim shot at after giving chase in Mount Vernon

    Robbery victim shot at after giving chase in Mount Vernon
    A robbery victim was shot at near downtown Baltimore after giving chase to his attacker, resulting in a car crash that stalled the light rail for more than an hour. The series of events began at around 6:30 p.m., when a man was robbed in the 300 block...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash
    Two people were injured in a car crash in Jessup Thursday. One of the victims suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and the other had minor injuries, according to the Howard County Fire Department. The accident took place near Route 1. A...
  • Crash snarls Route 50 traffic at Bay Bridge, injures MdTA officer

    Crash snarls Route 50 traffic at Bay Bridge, injures MdTA officer
    Traffic was brought to a standstill on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and two people — including a Maryland Transportation Authority police officer — were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center following a two-vehicle crash on Kent Island on...
  • Victim of fatal Pylesville crash identified; speed, alcohol believed to be factors

    Victim of fatal Pylesville crash identified; speed, alcohol believed to be factors
    Alcohol and speed are believed to have contributed to a Sunday night crash in Pylesville that killed a young Delaware woman returning from a trip to part of Rocks State Park, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said Monday. My Yuen Nguyen, 18, of Bear,...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash
    All lanes have reopened on west Route 50 in Anne Arundel County near Governor Ritchie Highway after a three-car crash, though some delays remain. The crash on Route 50 was reported shortly after 8 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of...
  • Girl killed, suspect flees scene

    Girl killed, suspect flees scene
    A car being sought in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old earlier this week crashed into another vehicle while eluding police on Tuesday night, killing a 12-year-old girl, police said. The suspect was able to escape the scene and remains at large. It...
  • Police continue search for driver in fatal crash

    Police continue search for driver in fatal crash
    Paramedics carried 12-year-old Shanizya Taft away from a crumpled silver minivan in East Baltimore Tuesday night. She was a fashionable and respectful sixth-grader who her teachers said always made the principal's list for good students. She would soon be...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    A collision on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City past the Baltimore-Washington Parkway exit has closed two northbound traffic lanes at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes have been reopened on MD 26...
  • Driver killed in I-295 crash near Lansdowne

    Driver killed in I-295 crash near Lansdowne
    One person was killed when they lost control of their truck on Interstate 295 Thursday afternoon and crashed off the side of the highway, Maryland State Police troopers said. State Police did not have information on the victim's identity Friday morning....