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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 6, 2014
Two were injured when a tanker truck crashed into several parked cars near the University of Maryland in Baltimore Sunday night, police said. The driver of the truck and a university police officer were taken to area hospitals with unknown injuries, according to police spokesman Det. Jeremy Silbert. The cause of the crash, which happened around 9 p.m. in the 100 block of S. Greene St., was also unclear. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. cmcampbell@baltsun.com twitter.com/cmcmapbell6
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 6, 2014
Two were injured when a tanker truck crashed into several parked cars near the University of Maryland in Baltimore Sunday night, police said. The driver of the truck and a university police officer were taken to area hospitals with unknown injuries, according to police spokesman Det. Jeremy Silbert. The cause of the crash, which happened around 9 p.m. in the 100 block of S. Greene St., was also unclear. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. cmcampbell@baltsun.com twitter.com/cmcmapbell6
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April 17, 2010
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. — Brent Jones
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | March 17, 2014
A tanker truck carrying non-hazardous resin overturned onto a median on eastbound Route 50 near Bowie Monday evening, state police confirmed. The driver was extricated and taken to an area hospital by Prince George's County emergency medical workers, Maryland State Police Sgt. Jon Hill said. The extent of the driver's injuries was unclear. All eastbound lanes and the westbound high-occupancy vehicle lane were expected to be closed for hours until another truck could pick up the cargo and the overturned tanker could be righted.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | March 17, 2014
A tanker truck carrying non-hazardous resin overturned onto a median on eastbound Route 50 near Bowie Monday evening, state police confirmed. The driver was extricated and taken to an area hospital by Prince George's County emergency medical workers, Maryland State Police Sgt. Jon Hill said. The extent of the driver's injuries was unclear. All eastbound lanes and the westbound high-occupancy vehicle lane were expected to be closed for hours until another truck could pick up the cargo and the overturned tanker could be righted.
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January 3, 2010
State police have reopened I-95 northbound in Harford County after a tanker truck fire early Saturday. No one was hurt in the incident, which began about 5 a.m. Saturday near Fallston. Police shut down several northbound lanes, bringing traffic to a halt for much of the morning. The last of the lanes reopened shortly before 3 p.m. - Matthew Hay Brown
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By a Baltimore Sun reporter | March 18, 2010
A tanker truck carrying 2,600 gallons of diesel fuel overturned about 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon on eastbound U.S. 40 near Contractor's Road in Rosedale, spilling "all or most" of its load, according to Baltimore County fire officials. Motorists were advised to avoid U.S. 40 until further notice. Eastbound U.S. 40 was closed between Contractor's Road and Berk Avenue, and the accident also brought traffic to a standstill in the westbound lanes. About 500 gallons of diesel fuel entered a tributary of Northeast Creek, emergency officials said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 2, 2000
A tanker truck carrying nearly 9,000 gallons of gasoline overturned yesterday in Wagner's Point in southern Baltimore, spilling fuel onto a roadway and into sewer drains and a creek, said a Fire Department spokesman. Battalion Chief Hector Torres said the tanker overturned at Northbridge and Fairfield roads.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 8, 1997
After being hit broadside by another vehicle yesterday, a tanker truck overturned on U.S. 1 above Conowingo Dam and spilled about 100 gallons of liquid fertilizer into the Susquehanna River, state police said.Police said the tanker was northbound and approaching Route 222 near Conowingo about 1: 10 p.m. when it was hit broadside on Route 222.Both drivers were treated at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and released.Pub Date: 7/08/97
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 23, 2002
A tanker truck locked bumpers with an automobile on the Capital Beltway at the end of rush hour last night, flipped over on its side and leaked a small amount of its cargo, ferric chloride. State police closed the highway in both directions to clear the wreckage. The truck driver, who was identified only as a 54-year-old man, was taken to Southern Maryland Hospital with minor injuries, according to Maryland State Police spokesman Cpl. Rob Moroney. The driver of the car, a 42-year-old man, was being treated at the trauma unit of Prince George's Hospital Center, as were three Prince George's County police officers who were overcome by fumes from the truck's cargo.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | August 16, 2013
A Bel Air man was killed in a three-vehicle accident on I-95 in Joppa early Friday morning that closed the southbound lanes of the interstate highway for five hours, according to Maryland State Police. Michael Wayne Shipe, of Bel Air, was pronounced dead at the scene, State Police at the JFK Barrack in Perryville said in a news release. The drivers of the other two vehicles were not injured. According to the news release, speed is a factor in the accident, which occurred in a construction zone.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | November 9, 2011
The Maryland State Highway Administration has postponed the planned closure of Route 1 at Conowingo Dam until Monday, Nov. 14, the agency said Wednesday, citing weather concerns. The SHA had planned to close part of Route 1 at Conowingo Dam all day Thursday in order to resurface and repair highway damage at the intersection of Routes 1 and Route 222 (Rock Spring Road) caused by a fuel tanker truck accident and spill Oct. 26. The same work will now be done Monday because inclement weather was forecast for Thursday, SHA spokesman Charlie Gischlar said.
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Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | September 14, 2011
A tanker truck containing more than 3,000 gallons of gasoline was recovered in Philadelphia this afternoon, after it was stolen from Kent County earlier this week. Kent County Sheriff John Price said the tanker was found just before 4:30 p.m. by Philadelphia police. It went missing sometime Monday evening or Tuesday morning, officers said. Price said he did not immediately know whether the truck had been drained of the fuel. No suspect has been arrested. The 10-wheel truck was stolen from Alger Oil Inc., a company that services the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Harford County.
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By The Baltimore Sun | February 16, 2011
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.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | December 1, 2010
The family of a Baltimore cyclist killed last year in a collision with a tanker truck on Maryland Avenue has settled a $5 million lawsuit against the driver and his employer, the family's attorney said. John R. "Jack" Yates, 67, was riding behind the truck Aug. 4, 2009, when the vehicle made a right turn onto Lafayette Avenue in the Charles North neighborhood and Yates got caught in its rear wheels, according to city police. The Yates family settled last week with the tanker's driver and his employer, Potts & Callahan Inc., days before the lawsuit was set to go to trial on Monday, said the Yates' attorney, Steven D. Silverman.
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April 17, 2010
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. — Brent Jones
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May 3, 1992
A small amount of gasoline and fuel oil leaked from a tanker truck that overturned Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident along St. Clair Bridge Road near Pylesville.The amount of gasoline and oil that spilled from the tanker was "not significant," said James Terrell, chief of the county's Emergency Operations Department. He did not know the specific amount of material that spilled.The Southern States Inc. tanker was carrying 966 gallons of unleaded gasoline and 1,194 gallons of fuel oil at the time of the 4:50 p.m. accident, Terrell said.
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By a Baltimore Sun reporter | March 18, 2010
A tanker truck carrying 2,600 gallons of diesel fuel overturned about 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon on eastbound U.S. 40 near Contractor's Road in Rosedale, spilling "all or most" of its load, according to Baltimore County fire officials. Motorists were advised to avoid U.S. 40 until further notice. Eastbound U.S. 40 was closed between Contractor's Road and Berk Avenue, and the accident also brought traffic to a standstill in the westbound lanes. About 500 gallons of diesel fuel entered a tributary of Northeast Creek, emergency officials said.
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