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  • 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"...
  • 71-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car in Essex

    71-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car in Essex
    A 71-year-old man was struck and killed by a car in Essex after he stepped into its path Friday night, Baltimore County police said. Police said the crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. at Back River Neck and Poles roads. The victim, Willard Patrick...
  • Three injured in Laurel car crash

    Three injured in Laurel car crash
    Three people were injured Thursday in a collision involving a pickup truck and a sedan at the intersection of Gorman Avenue and Fifth Street in Laurel, according to Laurel police. Laurel city spokeswoman Audrey Barnes said a blue pickup truck was trying...
  • Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures

    Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures
    Several toll lanes on southbound Interstate 95 prior to the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore were closed Tuesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a pick-up truck at one of the toll entrances. The accident, reported to Maryland...
  • Teen bicyclist injured in crash Monday in Columbia

    Teen bicyclist injured in crash Monday in Columbia
    A 13-year-old bicyclist was transported by helicopter to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after being involved in a collision with a pickup truck Monday morning in Columbia.  The bicyclist, a girl from Columbia who police have...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City
    A four-vehicle collision on Interstate 895 North in Baltimore City at the Steel Bridge has closed the northbound left traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:38 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident had...
  • Correctional services van in two-vehicle crash

    Correctional services van in two-vehicle crash
    A state correctional services van carrying six inmates and a correctional supervisor to a work detail on Tuesday morning was involved in two-vehicle collision that sent the passengers to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, corrections...
  • DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation

    DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation
    A former 98 Rock disc jockey and Harford County resident must remain in jail until the end of the summer for violating his probation stemming from a 2012 drunk-driving accident, a District Court judge ruled Tuesday. Stephen G. "Stash" Smith, 50, of...
  • Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County

    Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County
    The state Department of Transportation reported weather-related road closures in Carroll County on Wednesday morning due to Tuesday night's storms. All traffic is shut down on MD 30 in Manchester due to debris on Bachmans Valley Road at 12:03 a.m. on...
  • After six injuries in three days, police and bike advocates urge safety on Arundel roads

    After six injuries in three days, police and bike advocates urge safety on Arundel roads
    Todd Green never expected to be the public face of bicycle safety. He's not even a huge cycling fan. But as he and girlfriend Katie Pohler took a bike ride down the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail on Saturday, they became the fifth and sixth cyclists injured...
  • Walk this way

    Walk this way
    At the urging of fire and rescue personnel upset by continuing roadway carnage, Baltimore County's top officials recently announced an effort to reduce pedestrian accidents and fatalities. If anything, the campaign is overdue given that the county...
  • Three hurt in separate incidents across Harford on July 4th

    Three hurt in separate incidents across Harford on July 4th
    The July 4th holiday was breezy and sunny for holiday barbecues and parades, but it wasn’t without a few accidents that sent several people to local trauma centers. From a car crash early Friday morning, to a trampoline mishap Friday evening,...