Crash involving 'grave injuries' shuts Rt. 136 in Harford

All lanes closed in both directions

April 04, 2013|By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun

Incidents in Baltimore suburbs caused lane closures during Thursday morning's commute, according to the state Department of Transportation.

In Anne Arundel County, a disabled vehicle in the roadway of MD 100 East prior to the Baltimore Washington Parkway closed one of three eastbound shoulders at 7:50 a.m., DOT said.

The transportation authority reported two collisions on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Baltimore County. A five-vehicle collision on the outer loop of I-695 past Frederick Road has closed two of three outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop traffic shoulder at 7:10 a.m. And, a two-vehicle collision on the outer loop of I-695 at Dogwood Road has closed one of two outer loop shoulders at 7:57 a.m., DOT said.

Traffic on MD 136 in Harford County was expected to be shut down in all lanes at least 4-to-5 hours, as DOT and county fire and emergency officials reported a two-vehicle crash "with heavy entrapment and grave injuries" at 6:15 a.m. A Harford County official reported via cell phone text around 7:10 a.m., that one person had been transported via land to Maryland Shock Trauma.

The Maryland Transit Authority is reporting minor delays on the MARC train at 8:15 a.m.

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