Accident in Southeast Baltimore leaves tanker truck hanging off bridge

Two drivers hurt in incident

April 16, 2010|By Brent Jones, Baltimore Sun reporter

An accident Friday morning in Southeast Baltimore left a tanker truck hanging off a bridge, authorities say.

The incident happened about 5:30 a.m. in the 6200 block of Pennington Ave. when a utility work truck and tanker truck collided, sending the middle part of the tanker off the roadway, according to police. Authorities believe the tanker was empty and removed it from the Pennington Avenue Drawbridge.

Police temporarily closed the bridge at Ordinance Road and Pennington Avenue.

Both drivers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, fire officials say.

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