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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun   | February 16, 2013
Two separate accidents in Anne Arundel County early Saturday morning sent two people to an area hospital with serious injuries, the Anne Arundel County Police Department said.  About 1:20 a.m. Saturday, a Lexus sedan stuck a Mercedes Benz on the northbound lanes of Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. The Lexus rolled over on its side and a passenger, Casey Brooke Barber, 22, of Pasadena, was thrown from the vehicle. Barber was not wearing a seat belt, police said. She was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she was being treated for life-threatening injuries.  The Anne Arundel County Police Department said that speed, alcohol usage and failure to obey a traffic control device may have contributed to the crash.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2014
All lanes on the Baltimore Washington Parkway and MD 32 in Jessup on Thursday have been reopened with the clearing of early morning incidents on both highways, according to the state Department of Transportation. Northbound traffic on the BW Parkway reopened at 8:40 a.m. with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision with injury first reported by DOT more than four hours earlier. The crash had closed all lanes between MD 32 and MD 175, DOT said. A collision with injury on MD 32 in Jessup at the BW Parkway cleared at 8:38 a.m. after shutting down the right off-ramp lanes and right traffic lanes in both directions for more than three hours, DOT said.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Evening Sun Staff | September 23, 1991
Five people, including a Charles County woman, her 6-year-old son and another child, were killed in traffic accidents over the weekend.Three deaths occurred in La Plata when three vehicles collided at U.S. 301 and Md. 225 shortly before 5:30 p.m. yesterday.Lt. William Saunders, of the Charles County Sheriff's Department, said a Mazda pickup truck driven by David R. Fenwick, 22, of Pomfret, went through a red light and struck a Nissan Sentra broadside.The Mazda rolled over at least once and struck a Jeep Cherokee stopped at a traffic signal.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting the accident in Howard County on westbound I-70 near Sykesville Road (Route 32) has been moved to the far right shoulder. In Anne Arundel County, the accident reported in the area of Mountain Road at Lea Road in the Pasadena area of Anne Arundel is still affecting traffic in both directions. Also in Anne Arundel, the Department of Public Works is reporting that utility crews are working to repair a 20-inch water main break in Jessup.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Sun Reporter | March 26, 2007
Unrelated traffic accidents yesterday on two interstates claimed the life of one Prince George's County man and critically injured another, state police said. And in Carroll County yesterday, a 41-year-old man was killed when the van he was driving crashed into an embankment in Taneytown, police said. Shortly before 6 a.m., Vincent Tyrone Woodland, 49, of Lanham stopped his pickup truck on southbound Interstate 495 near Upper Marlboro in Prince George's County after seeing a collision in fog. He was standing on the shoulder to warn oncoming motorists when a 2005 Chrysler sport utility vehicle struck the pickup and Woodland.
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January 31, 1993
A 16-year-old Carney boy was killed early Saturday and a male pedestrian died on Reisterstown Road near Franklin Senior High School in unrelated Baltimore County traffic accidents yesterday.Police said the teen-ager was killed when the car in which he was riding went off Long Green Pike in Glen Arm just north of Factory Road about 12:10 a.m.The car, police said, hit an embankment, flew through the air and flipped over several times before coming to rest in a field.Keith Anthony Holmes, a junior at Loch Raven Senior High School who lived in the 2900 block of Andrea Ave. in Baltimore County, was pronounced dead at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center shortly after the accident, police said.
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By Joe Nawrozkiand Alisa Samuels and Joe Nawrozkiand Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff Richard Irwin contributed to this story | December 17, 1990
Four people were killed in traffic accidents over the weekend on Maryland roads, including a patient at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center who last night bolted from the emergency room and ran into nearby Charles Street, where he was struck by a car.Officials at the Towson hospital had no explanation why Thomas E. Spicer, 41, of Forest Hill, became agitated while awaiting admission for cardiac monitoring and ran out about 7 p.m. An official said he...
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | January 16, 2013
Two separate traffic accidents caused major delays in the Baltimore region early Wednesday morning — one affecting southbound traffic on Interstate 295 in Anne Arundel County and the other affecting southbound traffic on Interstate 795 in Baltimore County. An accident involving one vehicle on southbound Interstate 295 between Route 175 and Route 32 in Anne Arundel County stalled traffic headed toward Washington early Wednesday, closing multiple lanes for about 7 hours, according to U.S. Park Police.
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By Roger Twigg | January 11, 1992
Four people were killed in three separate early morning traffic accidents yesterday, including a man and woman whose vehicles collided on an icy stretch of road in Harford County.The Maryland State Police said that rain combined with cold air to produce icy road conditions in counties north and west of Baltimore during the early morning traffic rush. They said that in addition to the fatal collision in Harford County, many minor injury accidents resulted from the icy roads.In the Harford County crash, the police said Jennifer Lynn McDougall, 44, of the 1600 block of Poole Road, Darlington, was southbound on Route 136 just south of Street about 6:40 a.m. when she lost control of her 1986 Mercury Cougar.
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November 23, 1991
A 7-month-old infant was killed and her mother and three sisters were injured when their car hit a concrete barrier and burst into flames in one of four fatal traffic accidents that took five lives in the Baltimore area yesterday.Police said a car driven by Nancy Lee Akers, 30, of Annapolis, hit and climbed a concrete barrier on Solomons Island Road in Anne Arundel County and was engulfed in flames after the gas tank ruptured.The driver's daughter, 7-month-old Kristie Akers, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | April 24, 2014
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident in Baltimore on northbound I-95 just past Washington Boulevard. The incident involved three vehicles, but was off to the far right shoulder, according to MDOT reports. Elsewhere, the rush hour was winding down without significant issues. MDOT cameras still showed some slow-going with heavy volumes on the west side, but earlier incidents and disabled vehicles had been cleared. One lingering issue remained from emergency roadwork in the Hampstead area of Carroll County, which had both westbound lanes of MD 88 closed in the area of Lower Beckleysville Road east of Route 30. The Maryland Transit Administration reports that trains, buses and mobility vehicles are running on schedule.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | April 14, 2014
A section of West Joppa Road in Towson is closed Monday morning following a single-vehicle accident. Baltimore County Police said the road is shut down between Bellona Avenue and Acorn Hill Lane. Earlier in the morning, state and local transportation departments reported the clearing of a disabled vehicle on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor light rail delays at 9:20 a.m. Shuttle service is operating from Penn Station to the Mt. Royal stops at this time.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2014
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that an earlier reported accident at the inner loop of the beltway and I-795 has been cleared, and traffic cameras are showing smooth flow through the Liberty Road area toward the ramps. Elsewhere, the rush hour seems to be winding down, with volumes decreasing in most areas. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor light rail delays, with buses and MARC trains on time.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | March 10, 2014
As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident on I-795 south in the McDonogh Road area. Heading into mid-day, transportation officials note the Curtis Creek drawbridge is scheduled for an opening today at noon. That schedule, though, is subject to change. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor light rail delays as of 8:45 a.m., with buses and MARC trains on time.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | March 4, 2014
A two-vehicle accident on Northern Parkway at the Jones Falls Expressway overpass on Tuesday resulted in one person being transported to a local hospital, but Baltimore City Police said injuries suffered in the wreck were minor. Police spokeswoman Detective Sergeant Sarah Connolly said that the accident occurred around 9:20 a.m. on westbound Northern Parkway. The wreck continued to back up traffic for more than an hour later, Connolly said. Spokesman Ian Brennan said around 10 a.m. that fire personnel were on the scene of the accident.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | January 3, 2014
On a morning when many people woke up to three to six inches of snow, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting several incidents at 7:45 a.m., the most serious being a utility incident in the city on Washington Boulevard at Bush Street that has several northbound lanes closed. Only one lane gets by, according to MDOT. An accident on I-95 in the city just past Eastern Avenue that closed a lane and the shoulder was cleared shortly after 8 a.m. In Anne Arundel County, the two northbound lanes of Route 170 were closed at Amtrak Way following a two-vehicle collision.
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