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  • 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...
  • Woman killed, two others injured in Aberdeen crash

    Woman killed, two others injured in Aberdeen crash
    An Aberdeen woman was killed and two other people were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at Walmart Way and Route 40 (South Philadelphia Boulevard) in Aberdeen, according to Harford County officials. The crash forced police to close a...
  • Harford, Cecil roads a slow go during recent snow storm

    Harford, Cecil roads a slow go during recent snow storm
    Tuesday's snow storm kept emergency crews in Harford and Cecil counties busy as they responded to multiple vehicle accidents, although few were serious. Emergency officials had braced for more calls for service as the snow continued through Tuesday...
  • Car burns after Bel Air-area rear-end collision

    Car burns after Bel Air-area rear-end collision
    A car caught fire Thursday night after its driver rear-ended another vehicle that was stopped at a traffic light at a Bel Air South intersection. The driver of a Chevrolet Malibu, who was heading south on Route 24 crashed into the rear of a Toyota SUV...
  • Big yellow warning lights

    Big yellow warning lights
    Imagine for a moment that you are in a hurry. It's 7:30 in the morning, and you're stuck in your car late for work on a two-lane suburban road behind a big yellow school bus that's stopping frequently to pick up kids. Might you be tempted to pass it...
  • Driver in Aug. 8 Bel Air South hit-and-run charged

    A Forest Hill man has been charged by Maryland State Police with seven traffic offenses related to a hit-and-run accident Aug. 8 south of Bel Air. Cpl. Jason Griffin, who responded to the evening accident at the intersection of Route 24 and West Ring...
  • Ocean City pedestrian, bike crashes see dramatic decline

    Ocean City pedestrian, bike crashes see dramatic decline
    Pedestrian collisions are down dramatically in Ocean City this year, Ocean City police announced Thursday, attributing the drop to a new awareness campaign. Compared to this time last year, pedestrian collisions in the tourist town are down 56 percent,...
  • I-95 southbound in Harford reopens after fatal collision

    I-95 southbound in Harford reopens after fatal collision
    A fatal three-vehicle accident shut down southbound Interstate 95 near Abingdon early Friday morning, according to the State Highway Administration. All lanes were reopened at 8:38 a.m., according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. A tractor...
  • Monday traffic: Accident at I-95 off to shoulder

    Monday traffic: Accident at I-95 off to shoulder
    As of 9 a.m. Monday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting most major incidents of the morning have been eased. An accident on southbound I-95 at I-195 in Baltimore County that had been affecting travels lanes is now off to the...
  • Empty Harford school bus hit Monday afternoon

    An empty Harford County Public Schools bus was in an accident in Bel Air on Monday afternoon after dropping children off on the first day of school, schools spokeswoman Teri Kranefeld said. The crash was reported on Route 24 near Marketplace Drive at 4:...
  • Route 152 in Joppa closed after major accident Monday

    Route 152 in Joppa closed after major accident Monday
    Rescue crews responded to the scene of a three-vehicle accident on Route 152 (Mountain Road) near Old Mountain Road North in Joppa Monday afternoon that sent two people to the hospital. The accident forced the closure of Route 152 between Old Joppa and...
  • 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...