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Traffic Accidents

Bel Air Police officer injured in crash at Route 1 and Route 24

Bel Air Police officer injured in crash at Route 1 and Route 24

A Bel Air Police officer was injured in a crash at the intersection of Routes 1 and 24 Wednesday night when his patrol vehicle collided with another vehicle as the officer tried to make a traffic stop.

Officer First Class Mark Zulauf, a 17-year veteran of the Bel Air Police Department, was heading south on Route 1 when he made a left turn at Route 24 to conduct a “traffic stop for a red light violation,” according to a statement from Police Chief Charles Moore.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. as Zulauf’s patrol car collided with another vehicle heading north on Route 1. The chief identified that driver, who was not injured, as a 64-year-old man who resides in...

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