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2 injured, one critically, in crash on North Avenue in Baltimore

Police investigate a car accident on North Avenue near Eutaw Place in Baltimore.
Police investigate a car accident on North Avenue near Eutaw Place in Baltimore. (Kim Hairston)

Two people were injured, one of them critically, in a crash on North Avenue in Baltimore’s Reservoir Hill neighborhood on Monday, officials said.

Firefighters had to extricate one of the drivers from a car after the noon crash, according to police and fire department officials.

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One driver was critically injured in the crash on North Avenue on Monday, Jan. 4.
One driver was critically injured in the crash on North Avenue on Monday, Jan. 4. (Kim Hairston)

The driver was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition; the other driver had non-life-threatening injuries, said detective Nicole Monroe, a Baltimore Police spokeswoman.

Neither driver’s name was released, and it is unclear what caused the crash or whether anyone else was involved. Police are investigating.

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North Avenue, a major east-west Baltimore thoroughfare, was closed for part of the afternoon as police and firefighters responded to the scene.

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