Region Digest

October 12, 2008

One killed in motorcycle crash on Interstate 95

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One person was killed in a motorcycle accident in Howard County last night that left southbound Interstate 95 closed for about two hours, police said. Two motorcycles collided about 7:30 p.m. just north of Route 100 on southbound I-95, according to police. The southbound highway was closed up to the Harbor Tunnel Thruway, where police allowed traffic to cross the median and head north. Southbound lanes began reopening about 9:45 p.m. Police did not release the victim's identity last night, pending notification of family. It was unclear if anyone else was injured.

Sara Neufeld

14-year-old boy stabbed in Upperco, police report

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A 14-year-old boy was stabbed in the head in Upperco last night, police said. Baltimore County police confirmed they were called to the 15000 block of Hanover Pike at 9:52 p.m. but did not provide any further information, except that the boy was still alive when police arrived on the scene. The Sportsman's Hall Rollerskating Rink is in the block where the incident occurred.

Sara Neufeld

Pikesville home set afire when struck by SUV

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An SUV crashed into a Pikesville home early yesterday morning, sparking a fire that engulfed the house and destroyed two other vehicles, police said. Driver Damon Carter, 19, of Randallstown was arrested after police said he admitted that he ran away from the vehicle after the crash and filed a false report that he had been carjacked. The crash occurred about 3 a.m. Carter told police he was driving north on Rolling Road when he lost control of the vehicle and drove into a home in the 4700 block of Marling Road. Police said two people who were inside were displaced from the home.

Justin Fenton

Pedestrian killed crossing Route 175 in Howard

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A pedestrian was struck and killed late Friday night while illegally crossing a Howard County highway, police said. The pedestrian, whose name was not available yesterday, was wearing black clothing in an unlit area of Route 175 at about 11:30 p.m. when he was struck by a 2002 Honda Accord traveling eastbound near U.S. 1. He was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Accord, Kailie Nga Chung, 21, of Laurel, was not injured.

Justin Fenton

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