82-year-old man killed in Essex crash with delivery truck

An 82-year-old driver was killed after his vehicle collided with a delivery truck at an Essex intersection Tuesday afternoon.

The elderly man was driving a Chevrolet station wagon south on Stemmers Run Road when police said a 51-year-old driver of a delivery box truck traveling west on Eastern Boulevard ran a red light, striking the station wagon about 2:30 p.m.

Police said a Ford Focus traveling behind the station wagon was also involved in the crash. The driver of that car, a 48-year-old woman, was taken to a local hospital for non life-threatening injuries.

The 82-year-old man flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead. His identity was not released pending family notification.

The driver of the truck was not injured, police said.

jkanderson@baltsun.com

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