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One person sent to Shock Trauma in vehicle collision with light rail at Kloman Street

The Maryland Transit Administration said the driver of a car that crashed into the side of a MTA Light Rail vehicle Friday was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma.

The incident occurred at about 10:22 a.m., when the passenger car traveling in the 2200 block of Kloman Street in the Westport area of Baltimore City crashed into the light rail car, disrupting service between the Camden Yard and Patapsco stations.

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Officials say the driver of the passenger car has been listed as in serious but stable condition at Shock Trauma.

Officials say about 30 riders on the light rail train reported minor injuries. None of the passengers were transported to local hospitals.

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Officials said MTA police were on the scene shortly after the crash and are investigating the incident. Power to the overhead catenary wires was turned off as crews removed the driver from the scene.

Crews have removed the car from the crash site and are in the process of towing the train to a nearby rail yard.

The Maryland Transit Administration reported light rail service delays in both directions. MTA said that a bus bridge has been set up to accommodate passengers between Patapsco and Camden Yards Stations.

MTA said crews are working to restore full Light Rail service as soon as possible.

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