Two-vehicle crash sends one to shock trauma, closes Route 198 for an hour

One person was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after a two-vehicle accident injured five people on Route 198 near Fort George G. Meade on Saturday afternoon.

At about 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Fort Meade firefighters responded to the two-vehicle accident on Route 198 near Bald Eagle Drive and Tipton Airport. One person with serious but not life-threatening injuries was transported to shock trauma.

The other four were treated for minor injuries, firefighters said.

The crash closed Route 198 in both directions for about an hour.

Anne Arundel County Fire Department supported in the incident response.

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