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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Crash snarls Route 50 traffic at Bay Bridge, injures MdTA officer

    Crash snarls Route 50 traffic at Bay Bridge, injures MdTA officer
    Traffic was brought to a standstill on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and two people — including a Maryland Transportation Authority police officer — were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center following a two-vehicle crash on Kent Island on...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash
    Two people were injured in a car crash in Jessup Thursday. One of the victims suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and the other had minor injuries, according to the Howard County Fire Department. The accident took place near Route 1. A...
  • Motorcycle rider killed in I-83 crash

    Motorcycle rider killed in I-83 crash
    A motorcycle operator was killed Friday night in a collision on Interstate 83 near Ruxton Road, Maryland state police said. About 8 p.m., a Suzuki GSXR motorcycle headed north on I-83 went out of control and struck the driver's side of a northbound...
  • Bay Bridge crash slows Route 50 traffic

    Bay Bridge crash slows Route 50 traffic
    A five-car crash at the Bay Bridge caused traffic delays on Route 50 Sunday afternoon. The crash on eastbound Route 50 at the bridge was reported at about 2:30 p.m. The left lane on the eastbound span was closed for nearly an hour. One person was...
  • Girl killed, suspect flees scene

    Girl killed, suspect flees scene
    A car being sought in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old earlier this week crashed into another vehicle while eluding police on Tuesday night, killing a 12-year-old girl, police said. The suspect was able to escape the scene and remains at large. It...
  • Police continue search for driver in fatal crash

    Police continue search for driver in fatal crash
    Paramedics carried 12-year-old Shanizya Taft away from a crumpled silver minivan in East Baltimore Tuesday night. She was a fashionable and respectful sixth-grader who her teachers said always made the principal's list for good students. She would soon be...
  • One killed, as tractor trailer and dump truck collide on I-95 in Perryville

    One killed, as tractor trailer and dump truck collide on I-95 in Perryville
    One person was killed when a tractor trailer and a dump truck collided on northbound I-95 near Perryville Monday morning, Maryland State Police said. Officers responded to the scene around 11:23 a.m. to find both vehicles on the right shoulder of the...
  • Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95

    Police ID driver killed when truck went off bridge on I-95
    Maryland State Police on Thursday identified the driver who was killed Monday in a late-morning crash on Interstate 95 in the Patapsco River Bridge area, when the vehicle went over a bridge embankment, landed in a park and caught fire. Police CRASH team...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic lanes have reopened on Interstate 95 following a motor vehicle collision just past exit 74 in Harford County. The crash, which involved multiple vehicles, left two people injured, according to Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire...