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By Michael James and Michael James,Sun Staff Writer | July 23, 1994
A 5-year-old girl, her mother and another woman were critically injured late last night by a hit-and-run driver who rammed into them on a Northeast Baltimore street, police said.The accident occurred about 11:30 p.m. while the three victims were crossing the 4900 block of Sinclair Lane near Parkside Gardens Apartments, police said.A well-dressed man driving a smoke-gray, or black, BMW was heading south on Sinclair Lane at high speed and struck the pedestrians, police said.The mother and her child were thrown over the hood and struck the windshield, police said, the impact knocking them out of their shoes, breaking the car's windshield and heavily damaging its front end.The man was able to speed away and was last seen driving south on Edison Highway, police said.
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NEWS
July 4, 2007
A 26-year-old woman has been convicted in a hit-and-run accident in East Baltimore in 2004 that killed a 49-year-old woman who was walking across the street, city prosecutors said yesterday. Keionna Baker of the 12600 block of Water Spout Lane in Owings Mills was convicted by a jury Monday of leaving the scene of an accident in which serious injury occurred, said Margaret T. Burns, a spokeswoman for the city state's attorney's office. She had been charged with vehicular manslaughter. Baker is scheduled to be sentenced Sept.
NEWS
October 27, 1993
The parents of a Rockville man killed in a drunken driving accident last January filed a $4 million suit in Circuit Court yesterday against the Crofton motorist who hit him.Melvin and Eve Getz allege that negligent driving by Michael T. Bardowski, of the 1800 block of Sharwood Place, killed their son, Greg Ian Getz, Jan. 8.According to the suit, Mr. Getz, 28, was killed about 11:30 p.m. when he was hit while standing in the middle of Route 424, near its...
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,Sun Staff Writer | December 18, 1994
A Harford County sheriff's deputy and a Havre de Grace police officer were injured and their patrol cars heavily damaged in separate accidents last week, law enforcement officials said.One of the accidents was blamed for a two-hour power outage for about 1,450 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers.A sheriff's department spokesman said a 33-year-old Street man was arrested Wednesday on charges of motor vehicle theft a few hours after the 1984 Ford truck he was driving struck two vehicles, one of them a deputy's cruiser, at an accident scene on Route 165.Matthew Irvin Kern of the 1300 block of Macton Road was apprehended later at his home and was released on his own recognizance after a hearing before a District Court commissioner in Bel Air, said Sgt. Edward Hopkins, the spokesman.
FEATURES
By Howard Henry Chen | August 14, 1994
Three-hour excursion through JFK's BostonA sightseeing tour of Boston emphasizing sites connected with John F. Kennedy is a fresh attraction to those wanting a historical visit without stalking that red line all over the city. The John F. Kennedy Library and Old Town Trolley Tours have joined forces in a tour featuring places in the Boston area associated with the former president and the Kennedy clan. The three-hour excursion operates Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings until Oct. 23, and Thanksgiving Day weekend.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | August 12, 1992
A longtime Phoenix dentist was charged yesterday with a hit-and-run accident in which a teen-ager -- who turned out to be one of his former patients -- was pinned to a tree by a Mercedes-Benz.Michael James Bennett, 50, of the 14000 block of Jarrettsville Pike in Phoenix, is charged with failure to remain at an accident scene and failure to render aid in the July 24 accident, Baltimore County police said.Dr. Bennett was charged in a summons. A trial date hasn't been set.The victim, Dan Lally, 15, was helping a stranded motorist on Paper Mill Road when the car came around a curve and hit him shortly after 10 p.m.The Lally youth had been a patient of Dr. Bennett's when he was 3 or 4, the youth said last night.
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By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Sun Staff Writer | June 2, 1995
The misdemeanor case against millionaire La-Van Hawkins came to an abrupt end yesterday when a judge declared that he'd heard enough of the squabble between the fast-food restaurant owner and a police officer over a traffic problem.Judge Askew W. Gatewood Jr. dismissed a charge that Mr. Hawkins hindered a police officer and found him guilty only of a $20 violation of obstructing traffic."I've tolerated this case longer than I should have," the judge said after the prosecution presented its evidence.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | January 15, 2003
The death of a 10-year-old boy who was struck by a sport utility vehicle on a stretch of Route 408 in South County last weekend has renewed concerns among nearby residents about what they call a dangerously sharp curve. Todd Pierre Hicks Jr., of the 1000 block of Mount Zion Marlboro Road in Lothian, was taken off life support late Monday at Children's Hospital in Washington, where he had been in critical condition since the Sunday morning accident. Hicks is the first child traffic fatality in the county this year.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | March 20, 1996
The 33-year-old man who was killed Monday when he ran onto the Jones Falls Expressway and was hit by a van was identified yesterday as Antoine Douglas of Northeast Baltimore, police said.Police traffic investigators say the man may have intentionally walked into the side of the van, but they have no conclusive proof that he wanted to commit suicide. Mr. Douglas was carrying papers indicating that he was receiving psychiatric treatment and his mother, Mary Douglas, told police he was diagnosed as a manic depressive.
NEWS
By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Staff Writer | November 14, 1993
Six people were hospitalized early yesterday after a 17-year-old driver, fleeing a disorderly party with a carload of youths, crossed the center line on Cromwell Bridge Road and collided head-on with another vehicle, Baltimore County police said.The accident occurred near Loch Raven Senior High School just before midnight when a southbound 1985 Toyota Celica crossed the center line, trying to turn left onto Oakleigh Road, the police said.The 17-year-old Cockeysville youth was charged with driving while intoxicated and assault on a police officer, said the police, who withheld his name because he is a juvenile.
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