Traffic Accidents

One dead, two injured in Howard County crash

One dead, two injured in Howard County crash

One man was killed and two people injured in a Saturday afternoon car crash on U.S. Route 1 in Elkridge, Howard County police reported.

Around 2:10 p.m., police reported, a car heading south on U.S. 1 just south of Brumbaugh Street collided with another car that had pulled into the southbound lanes while attempting a left turn onto northbound U.S. 1.

The driver of the car attempting the turn, 55-year-old William John McNamara of Elkridge, was taken to St. Agnes Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The car’s passenger, a 54-year-old Elkridge resident, was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and is in critical condition, police said.

The driver...

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