Car, tractor-trailer collide on I-695, leaving 1 dead

April 29, 2005|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

One person was killed last night when a car and a tractor-trailer collided on Interstate 695 near Liberty Road in Milford Mill, county and state police reported.

The collision occurred on the outer loop about 10:45 p.m. and disrupted traffic, causing a backup of at least a mile, police said.

Police said the collision was so severe that the car was pinned under the tractor-trailer, the rear wheels of which ended up inside the car. The car's driver was killed. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured, authorities said.

The victim's identity was withheld pending notification of family members. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, police said.

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