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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...