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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash

    Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash
    In the 60 seconds before his tractor-trailer smashed into two vehicles on the Bay Bridge last summer, propelling one into the water below, Gabor Lovasz accelerated from 8 mph to 51 mph. In its final report on the incident, the National Transportation...
  • One thrown from car in fatal crash on I-83

    One thrown from car in fatal crash on I-83
    A 23-year-old Baltimore man died Friday morning after he was thrown from his vehicle in a crash on the Jones Falls Expressway, his body flung beyond the jersey wall near the Pepsi sign off the highway, authorities said. Baltimore police identified the...
  • Passenger seriously hurt in Pasadena car crash

    Passenger seriously hurt in Pasadena car crash
    A passenger was seriously injured in a car crash Saturday on Mountain Road in Pasadena, Anne Arundel County police said. Police said a Lincoln Town Car was turning into a business about 11 p.m. near Brookfield Road when it was struck by a Nissan pickup...
  • Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide

    Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after two tractor trailers collide
    Two tractor trailers collided on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shortly after noon Wednesday, closing the span to traffic and bringing environmental officials to the scene for a fuel spill. Hours after the crash, westbound traffic was...
  • Man killed in car crash in Annapolis after pursuit, confrontation

    Man killed in car crash in Annapolis after pursuit, confrontation
    A man was killed in a car crash in Annapolis early Saturday morning after a bizarre series of events that included a confrontation between the occupants of two cars and a police pursuit. The incident began around 4 a.m. when the driver of a Mitsubishi...
  • Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95

    Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95
    Separate crashes that shut down Interstate 95 in both directions near the Caton Avenue exit for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning have been cleared, according to state transportation departments. The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management said...
  • Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    An incident involving a vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the Caton Avenue exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on I-95 South past Caton Avenue

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on I-95 South past Caton Avenue
    All lanes have been reopened on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision with injury at Caton Avenue on Friday morning that shut down all but the southbound left shoulder for more than two hours, state...
  • Driver, officer injured in tanker truck crash

    Driver, officer injured in tanker truck crash
    Two were injured when a tanker truck crashed into several parked cars near the University of Maryland in Baltimore Sunday night, police said. The driver of the truck and a university police officer were taken to area hospitals with unknown injuries,...
  • Man ejected, killed in crash on I-95 Monday morning

    Man ejected, killed in crash on I-95 Monday morning
    A man was killed after being ejected from a vehicle in a crash on I-95 in the Abingdon area early Monday morning, officials from the Maryland State Police said. A 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse was found in the grassy area near the pullover lane on I-95...
  • Video shows fatal City Hall crash

    Video shows fatal City Hall crash
    Video of the high speed crash that killed a bystander outside Baltimore City Hall last year shows the suspect being pulled out of his overturned car and restrained by people on scene. The footage, shot from a Maryland State Trooper's patrol car that was...
  • Man killed in Carroll County car crash

    Man killed in Carroll County car crash
    A Delaware man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County on Friday night, the county sheriff's office said. The driver of a pickup truck lost control and crashed into a tree in the 4800 block of Woodbine Road in the Sykesville area around...