Four injured in two-vehicle crash LTC

August 17, 1994

A 29-year-old Westminster woman, who was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after her car collided with a van in Reese Monday, was released from the hospital about six hours later.

Karen Haines' 1989 Honda Accord was struck on the right side and destroyed when it pulled in front of the northbound 1986 Chevrolet van driven by Linda Marie Hahn, 35, of Taneytown, police reported.

The crash occurred at Route 140 and Bethel Road about 3:35 p.m.

Mrs. Hahn and her two children, Jesse, 4, and Cody, 2, were released from Carroll County General Hospital after the collision, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Rush-hour traffic was confined to one northbound lane while rescue workers extricated both drivers.

Ms. Haines was taken to the trauma center by state police MedEvac helicopter.


* Westminster: Officials of the Carroll County Board of Education told city police that someone pried open an agency automobile and stole property valued at $1,274. Authorities said the intruder cut a wire fence to get into the yard on Monroe Street where the car was parked.

A resident of St. Andrews Lane reported someone scratched the left side of her auto while it was parked near her home Saturday. She estimated the damage at $300.


* Westminster: Equipment from Westminster was dispatched to a report of a fire in the 500 block of Baltimore Blvd. at 9:35 p.m. Monday. It was out for 24 minutes.

Engines from Pleasant Valley and Westminster responded to investigate the odor of smoke in a house in the 1300 block of Alison Court at 9:08 p.m. Monday. Units were out for 19 minutes.

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