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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Fourth of July is no holiday for police

    Fourth of July is no holiday for police
    As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement. Officers plan to be out in force on...
  • Darlington man accused of drunk driving, fleeing accident after crash in Street

    Darlington man accused of drunk driving, fleeing accident after crash in Street
    A Darlington man was accused of driving drunk, fleeing an accident and driving without a license after he allegedly crashed his car in Street on Sunday evening, according to Maryland State Police reports. Jose Pedro Arratia-Romero, 31, of the 1300 block...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...