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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Teen bicyclist injured in crash Monday in Columbia

    Teen bicyclist injured in crash Monday in Columbia
    A 13-year-old bicyclist was transported by helicopter to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after being involved in a collision with a pickup truck Monday morning in Columbia.  The bicyclist, a girl from Columbia who police have...
  • Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures

    Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures
    Several toll lanes on southbound Interstate 95 prior to the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore were closed Tuesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a pick-up truck at one of the toll entrances. The accident, reported to Maryland...
  • 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....
  • Three injured in Laurel car crash

    Three injured in Laurel car crash
    Three people were injured Thursday in a collision involving a pickup truck and a sedan at the intersection of Gorman Avenue and Fifth Street in Laurel, according to Laurel police. Laurel city spokeswoman Audrey Barnes said a blue pickup truck was trying...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • Family of man killed in van crash sues church

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...