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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...
  • State highway worker killed in Parkville crash on I-695 outer loop

    State highway worker killed in Parkville crash on I-695 outer loop
    A Maryland State Highway Administration worker was killed Thursday morning following a serious crash on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Parkville, Maryland State Police said. Eddie L. Gliyard, 50, of the 5000 block of Hillen Road in Baltimore, was...
  • Trial upcoming for Jarrettsville man involved in a police involved shooting and car chase

    A prosecutor told a judge Wednesday the state will continue to press traffic charges against a Jarrettsville man, whose fender-bender with a Harford County sheriff's deputy last April turned into a shooting incident, two-county police chase and a car...
  • Man killed in crash on Route 50 in Annapolis

    Man killed in crash on Route 50 in Annapolis
    A 38-year-old man was killed when his van struck a tractor-trailer in Annapolis late Thursday night, Maryland State Police said. The driver, identified as Michael Lee Sampson, was eastbound on MD 50 near exit 22 at about 11:40 p.m. when he rear-ended...
  • The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'

    The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'
    First of two parts Fifty years ago Thursday, President John F. Kennedy traveled to the Maryland-Delaware state line to celebrate one of the largest transportation accomplishments of the era, one that would have a profound effect on Harford County in the...
  • Fatal accident on Northern Parkway in Baltimore City

    Fatal accident on Northern Parkway in Baltimore City
    A driver was killed and another driver injured in a two-vehicle collision on Northern Parkway on Friday morning, according to Baltimore City police. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Sarah Connolly said that police and emergency personnel responded to an accident...
  • Two injured, one flown to shock trauma after Pylesville crash

    A driver was flown to a trauma center after an accident in Pylesville early Friday morning, Maryland State Police said. The driver of a Subaru Forrester was turning left from Onion Road onto Route 136 at about 6 a.m. and failed to yield to the driver of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pedestrian struck in Aberdeen Walmart lot

    A 64-year-old woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday after she was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Aberdeen Walmart. Lt. Fred Budnick of the Aberdeen Police Department said via e-mail that the woman was hit by a vehicle that was backing...
  • Pedestrian airlifted after being hit by vehicle in Joppatowne Tuesday

    A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Joppa Farm Road in Joppatowne on New Year's Eve and was airlifted to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with "serious injuries," according to fire company officials. First responders were alerted at 5:55 p.m. to the...