Car flips, stuck under tanker on I-83, but driver not badly hurt

  • Twitter user @suitsandsoot submitted this photo after a multi-vehicle crash on the northbound section of I-83 near Cockeysville.
Twitter user @suitsandsoot submitted this photo after a multi-vehicle…
February 16, 2011|By The Baltimore Sun

A multi-vehicle crash caused significant delays on Interstate-83 near Cockeysville on Wednesday afternoon, according to the state highway administration and police.

A car collided with a Jeep at about 3 p.m., flipped and became wedged underneath a tanker truck, state police Sgt. Douglas Forrester said. A picture from the scene showed a badly damaged car, but police said the driver suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.

The accident closed all northbound lanes above Padonia Road for nearly two hours, though the vehicles were moved to the shoulder and traffic began moving again at about 5 p.m., police said.

The state also said traffic signals had been re-timed on York and Falls roads because of the crash.

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