Four people injured in two car collision
TOWSON -- Four people were injured, one critically, when two cars collided on Cromwell Bridge Road near Glenarm Road yesterday evening. One of the injured was a pregnant woman.
Officer Joe Aris of the Eastern Traffic Section said Robert Meyers, 16, of the 1500 block of Cottage Ave., Towson, was driving a 1968 Ford Mustang south on Cromwell Bridge Road near the Loch Raven watershed at 6:48 p.m. when the car struck a guardrail and entered the northbound lane.
There, the Mustang crashed into a 1993 Saturn driven by Lawrence Resch, 32, of the 6000 block of Covington Road in Columbia, whose pregnant wife, Cheryl, 29, was a passenger in the front seat.
Officer Aris said Mr. Resch was flown by Med Evac helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was listed in critical condition.
His wife was taken to the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and held for observation.
Mr. Myers and his passenger, Dillan Sorand, 16, of the 700 block of Saylor Court, Towson, were each taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and treated.
Officer Aris said charges against Mr. Meyers were pending his release from the hospital.
2-alarm fire damages vacant motel room
A2-alarm fire last night extensively damaged at least one room at the Pilot Motel in the 800 block of Pulaski Highway.
The room was vacant at the time of the fire, which is under investigation, said a fire department spokesman.
No injuries were reported among the firefighters or guests who were forced to evacuate their rooms.