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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    A collision on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City past the Baltimore-Washington Parkway exit has closed two northbound traffic lanes at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes have been reopened on MD 26...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash
    All lanes have reopened on west Route 50 in Anne Arundel County near Governor Ritchie Highway after a three-car crash, though some delays remain. The crash on Route 50 was reported shortly after 8 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of...
  • Dancing around DUIs [Editorial]

    Dancing around DUIs  [Editorial]
    Last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law legislation requiring that adults caught and convicted of drunk driving while transporting a child younger than age 16 be required to install an ignition interlock system — a device that won't let them...
  • Victim of fatal Pylesville crash identified; speed, alcohol believed to be factors

    Victim of fatal Pylesville crash identified; speed, alcohol believed to be factors
    Alcohol and speed are believed to have contributed to a Sunday night crash in Pylesville that killed a young Delaware woman returning from a trip to part of Rocks State Park, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said Monday. My Yuen Nguyen, 18, of Bear,...
  • 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...
  • Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer

    Truck crashes into brick wall, injuring Annapolis police officer
    An Annapolis police officer was injured late Saturday after a truck crashed into a brick wall, sending debris onto the officer's parked car, Annapolis police said. About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Owen Frank, 28, driving a Ford F150 truck lost control of his...
  • Driver trapped by live wires after Laurel crash isn't injured

    A dump truck crash in Laurel Monday morning caused downed power lines and trapped the driver while also disabling a traffic signal at Route 197 and Route 198. The driver, who was trapped for about an hour, was not injured, according to Laurel...
  • Street man, 22, killed in car accident in Pylesville

    Street man, 22, killed in car accident in Pylesville
    A 22-year-old Street man died in a single-car accident Monday night in Pylesville. Harford County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 4600 block of Clermont Mill Road around 9:15 p.m. Monday for a report of a crash. When they arrived, Nicholas Paul...
  • Bring on the rubbish

    Tom Freeman, the Stroppy Editor, has tweeted as @SnoozeInBrief: "Simon Heffer warns of 47 'common mistakes' in English. By my count, he has 15 fair points, 13 debatable, 19 rubbish," and I have not the strength to resist so gorgeous a target.  Mr....
  • Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash

    Baltimore fire battalion chief critically injured in three-car crash
    A Baltimore Fire Department battalion chief responding to an apartment fire was critically injured Sunday evening in a three-car crash that left four other motorists injured, authorities said. The battalion chief was at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center...
  • Baltimore police officer injured in car crash

    Baltimore police officer injured in car crash
    A Baltimore police officer was injured in a car crash in East Baltimore Thursday, the department said. The incident took place in the 1900 block of E. Lafayette Ave. just before 11 a.m., as an Eastern District patrol officer was responding to a serious...
  • Police identify child hit by car on York Road in Towson

    Baltimore County Police have identified the child who was struck in the 6400 block of York Road at Overbrook Road on April 11 as 12-year-old Saphal Bhandari of the 6300 block of Holly Lane in Towson. Police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove said on April 11...