Man killed in car accident in city

Belair Road closed

Two others injured

  • Scene of the accident.
Scene of the accident. (Virginia M. Roberts )
March 05, 2012|From Baltimore Sun staff

Belair Road has been closed in both directions for more than an hour this evening after a southbound vehicle went airborne after striking an SUV, killing an unidentified man and injuring two others, Baltimore Fire Department spokesman Kevin Cartwright said.

The accident took place about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ravenwood Avenue when the driver of the southbound car, described as a coupe, crossed into oncoming traffic, Cartwright said. One man in the coupe was pronounced dead on the scene and another was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The coupe landed on a third vehicle and the driver of that car suffered minor injuries, Cartwright said.

The accident snarled traffic in both directions and fire officials are warning drivers to avoid the area.

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