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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Cement truck overturns on car in Whiteford

    A cement truck overturned and hit a vehicle on Whiteford Road north of Archer Road on Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police. The cement truck was unable to slow down for a curve in the road because its brakes failed, police said....
  • Tuesday traffic: Utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison

    Tuesday traffic: Utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison
    Most incidents that prompted road closures during Tuesday morning's commute were cleared by 8:50 a.m. except for a utility problem on MD 140 South in Garrison that has kept the southbound shoulder closed at Greenspring Valley Road since Monday morning....
  • Dance and card party to celebrate hospital's 75th anniversary

    An article in the Nov. 18, 1938 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian promoted a special anniversary event. This year marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of St. Agnes' Hospital. The Woman's Auxiliary Board, of which...
  • Two dead in Carroll County crash

    Two dead in Carroll County crash
    A collision in Mount Airy left two men dead early Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. The victims were identified as Ricky Louis Wean, 25, of New Windsor, and Christopher Gerald Goldzwig, 23, of Keymar. Shortly before 1 a.m.,...
  • Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash

    Man leaps from Jones Falls Expressway after crash
    Police shut down part of the southbound Jones Fall Expressway Friday night to rescue two people trapped in vehicles and treat a third who leapt from the elevated roadway, Baltimore City officials said. Three people were taken to area hospitals after the...
  • Driver in City Hall crash hit 115 mph before deadly accident

    Driver in City Hall crash hit 115 mph before deadly accident
    The driver of a vehicle that crashed outside City Hall and killed a city worker was traveling up to 115 mph before he entered downtown streets followed by a state trooper, according to a police report that for the first time details the investigation into...
  • Anne Arundel bike advocates peddle merits of safe cycling

    Each week, when the weather allows, Jon Korin hops on his road bike and pedals far enough for a three-day tally that cyclists call a century ride — 100 miles. This year, the retired Severna Park resident who grew up riding his bike to school...
  • Three-vehicle crash in Darlington closes Route 1, sends four to hospitals Thursday

    A three-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Darlington sent four people to hospitals and closed the road for at least an hour Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement and fire officials reported. The crash was reported on Route 1 between Main Street and Castleton...
  • Pedestrian, 79, struck by car in Columbia; critically injured

    A 79-year-old man was critically injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while walking in Columbia, Howard County Police said. Yechao Qian of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
  • Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car

    Columbia pedestrian taken to shock trauma after being hit by car
    A 79-year-old man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being struck by a car in Columbia on Friday evening, Howard County police said. Yechao Qian, of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way, was hit by a 2004 Honda Civic traveling westbound on...
  • Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday

    Harford walloped by 7 inches of snow, closing schools Monday
    As many as seven inches fell on Harford County Sunday, catching many by surprise, making roads treacherous and closing Harford County Public Schools Monday. Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, started spreading...
  • Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford

    Tuesday snowfall stays on the low side in Harford
    All the warnings paid off. Harford County fared relatively well in Round Two of this week's winter storm, with the snowfall doing its part by coming in weaker than expected. After Sunday's unexpected dumping of an average 7 inches on Harford, county...