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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Five hurt, one seriously, in early morning crash on Route 22 near Bel Air

    Five teenagers were injured – one seriously – in a crash on Route 22 just east of Bel Air early Tuesday morning. The car carrying the five males was in was headed east on Route 22 around 2 a.m. when, for some reason, swerved and went into...
  • 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...
  • Keep truckers alert [Editorial]

    Keep truckers alert  [Editorial]
    The horrific traffic crash last Saturday at 1 a.m. on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one person and left comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition at a hospital near Trenton calls attention to the danger of tired truck drivers. Investigators...
  • Keep tired truckers off the road [Letter]

    Keep tired truckers off the road [Letter]
    As you know, truck driver fatigue has recently garnered wide media attention because of the tragic crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one man and critically injured others including actor Tracy Morgan ("Keep truckers alert," June...
  • 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...
  • 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: Collision on I-95 in White Marsh

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 in White Marsh
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South in White Marsh past the MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) exit has closed the southbound right shoulder at 8:39 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on 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...
  • 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...
  • Woman crashes car into stream in Fallston Sunday

    Woman crashes car into stream in Fallston Sunday
    A woman was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital in Baltimore Sunday, several hours after she crashed her car and ended up in a stream in Fallston, police said. Fallston Volunteer Fire Company units responded around 7 a.m. to a report of a crash...
  • Chestertown man injured after tractor trailer crashes into pickup truck

    Chestertown man injured after tractor trailer crashes into pickup truck
    A 37-year-old Chestertown man working on a water line on Ft. Smallwood Road in Baltimore was seriously injured when a tractor trailer crashed into his parked pickup truck and pushed it on top of him Monday afternoon, Anne Arundel County police said. The...