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  • Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore

    Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore
    A 42-year-old man was killed and two pedestrians were injured Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash in West Baltimore, and police are searching for the driver. About 9:30 a.m., officers in a marked police cruiser observed a car driving erratically going...
  • Train derails in Belcamp; 2 killed in Bel Air fire; new islands eyed [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Aug. 6, 1964: Three diesel engines and 30 box cars of a northbound B&O freight train headed for Jersey City derailed in Belcamp. The crash occurred when one of the cars was derailed about three...
  • 71-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car in Essex

    71-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by car in Essex
    A 71-year-old man was struck and killed by a car in Essex after he stepped into its path Friday night, Baltimore County police said. Police said the crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. at Back River Neck and Poles roads. The victim, Willard Patrick...
  • Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 198 West

    Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 198 West
    All westbound traffic is shut down on MD 198 in Laurel on Wednesday due to emergency roadwork at Old Portland Road at 8:40 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The eastbound traffic lane is bi-directional, DOT said. DOT added...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West
    A disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West in Arnold past the MD 2 (Governor Ritchie Highway) exit has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:42 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also said...
  • Portion of Jones Falls Expressway reopens after crash

    Portion of Jones Falls Expressway reopens after crash
    A car crash near the 41st Street Bridge early Sunday temporarily closed a southbound portion of the Jones Falls Expressway. The crash was cleared and all lanes have been reopened, city officials said. Additional details were not immediately available....
  • 13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup

    13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup
    Thirteen people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on Route 1 in Jessup, according to a news release from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.  County officials declared the wreck a "mass casualty incident"...
  • Traffic: Crash on I-97 in South Gate

    Traffic: Crash on I-97 in South Gate
    A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 97 South in South Gate at MD 3 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 8:58 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on MD...
  • Traffic: Accidents cleared in Jessup

    Traffic: Accidents cleared in Jessup
    All lanes on the Baltimore Washington Parkway and MD 32 in Jessup on Thursday have been reopened with the clearing of early morning incidents on both highways, according to the state Department of Transportation. Northbound traffic on the BW Parkway...
  • Harford man, 23, killed in three-vehicle accident on Jarrettsville Pike

    Harford man, 23, killed in three-vehicle accident on Jarrettsville Pike
    Funeral services were planned Thursday for a 23-year-old Harford County man who was killed early Sunday morning when his car crashed into another vehicle on Route 146 (Jarrettsville Pike) in Monkton. Travis Michael Benedetta, whose address was listed as...
  • Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three

    Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three
    Andrew Baker Jr. and Angel Chiwengo were holding hands and listening to soft music on the radio as he drove her home from the Pikesville Doubletree Hilton where they worked. As they headed east on Northern Parkway and passed through the York Road...
  • Train strikes vehicle in Rosedale where explosion occurred last year

    Train strikes vehicle in Rosedale where explosion occurred last year
    A freight train struck a garbage truck Tuesday morning at the same street-level railroad crossing in Rosedale where a similar collision 15 months ago resulted in a fiery explosion. The incident could have been far worse, considering what happened last...