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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Police investigating fatal crash in northern Baltimore Co.

    Police investigating fatal crash in northern Baltimore Co.
    Police are investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a motorcycle in northern Baltimore County Saturday afternoon. The crash happened around 2 p.m. near the intersection of Old York Road and Lentz Road in Parkton, police said. One man was...
  • Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash

    Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash
    A 51-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed Saturday afternoon in Parkton where he was involved in a three-vehicle accident. Joseph Zutell Jr. of Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle east-bound on Old York Road...
  • All lanes reopened on Bay Bridge after serious crash

    All lanes reopened on Bay Bridge after serious crash
    Three people were injured, one critically, in a multi-vehicle crash on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Saturday morning, and all lanes were reopened around 1:30 p.m., transportation officials said. Three vehicles were involved in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...