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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Three-vehicle crash in Darlington closes Route 1, sends four to hospitals Thursday

    A three-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Darlington sent four people to hospitals and closed the road for at least an hour Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement and fire officials reported. The crash was reported on Route 1 between Main Street and Castleton...
  • Police cruiser involved in crash on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City

    Police cruiser involved in crash on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City
    A Howard County police cruiser was involved in a crash in Ellicott City on Baltimore National Pike on Friday morning, officials police said. The county Traffic Enforcement Section said that at approximately 5:39 a.m. a marked 2008 Ford Crown Victoria...
  • Howard County crash kills man, 91, on U.S. 40

    Howard County crash kills man, 91, on U.S. 40
    A 91-year-old Pikesville man died in a head-on car crash on U.S. 40 in Howard County Saturday evening, police said. The man, identified by police Monday as Joseph Kryszpel, 91, of Pikesville, drove a Lincoln Town Car the wrong way on the westbound lanes...
  • Pedestrian, 79, struck by car in Columbia; critically injured

    A 79-year-old man was critically injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while walking in Columbia, Howard County Police said. Yechao Qian of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
  • Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car

    Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car
    A 79-year-old man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being struck by a car in Columbia on Friday evening, Howard County police said. Yechao Qian, of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way, was hit by a 2004 Honda Civic traveling westbound on...
  • Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan

    Odenton airman honored for bravery in Afghanistan
    When Airman Steven Doty was the first to rush to the scene of a downed helicopter in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, he didn't consider the possibility that he might have been putting his own life in jeopardy. On May 3, 2010, a Russian aircraft...
  • Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday

    Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday
    As many as seven inches fell on Harford County Sunday, catching many by surprise, making roads treacherous and closing Harford County Public Schools Monday. Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, started spreading...
  • Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford

    Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford
    All the warnings paid off. Harford County fared relatively well in Round Two of this week's winter storm, with the snowfall doing its part by coming in weaker than expected. After Sunday's unexpected dumping of an average 7 inches on Harford, county...
  • Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared

    Traffic: Dundalk, Howard County incidents cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., the state Department of Transportation was reporting that the two major incidents of the Baltimore region's Wednesday rush hour had been cleared. In Dundalk, North Point Boulevard (MD 151) was reportedly reopened at Old Battle Grove Road...
  • Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash

    Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash
    Police shut down part of the southbound Jones Fall Expressway Friday night to rescue two people trapped in vehicles and treat a third who leapt from the elevated roadway, Baltimore City officials said. Three people were taken to area hospitals after the...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • Pedestrians in Joppa, Dundalk struck and killed by cars

    Pedestrians in Joppa, Dundalk struck and killed by cars
    Two pedestrians were struck and killed by cars in separate incidents in Joppa and Dundalk on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, authorities said. A Baltimore woman who had gotten out of her car Tuesday night after a fender-bender in Joppa was struck...