Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Tweets describe the scene and the fire department confirmed multiple accidents near Route 2 and the Severn River Bridge shortly before 8 a.m.
A flurry of minor crashes wreaked havoc along Route 50 on Wednesday morning, though there were no reports of injuries. The Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to as many as five collisions in a short time span just before 8 a.m., said Division Chief Keith Swindle. He said most of the accidents took place in the vicinity of Route 2 and the Severn River Bridge. Swindle said no one needed to go to the hospital as a result of the collisions.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
County officials say two people were taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Two people were taken to the hospital after a car crash at Route 50 and West Street in Annapolis on Tuesday afternoon. Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Keith Swindle said emergency personal responded the crash around 4 p.m. on Tuesday. They transported two people to Anne Arundel Medical Center with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Swindle did not know the age or gender of the patients.
Monday, September 10, 2012
A car caught on fire the intersection of Route 50 and Route 450 early Monday morning killing one person and leaving another person critically injured.
UPDATE (5:20 p.m.)—One man is dead and a woman is critically injured after the truck they were in struck a guardrail, overturned and caught on fire at the intersection of Route 50 and Route 450 in Annapolis early Monday morning, according to Anne Arundel County fire officials. Firefighters arrived on scene early Monday morning to discover a 2006 GMC pickup "fully engulfed with fire" around 12:48 a.m., said fire department spokesman Keith Hamilton. The car was traveling eastbound on Route 50 when the driver took the exit for Route 450, but the truck crashed through the guardrail and then caught on fire. Maryland State Police identified the man as Brian Jonelis, 33, of Annapolis, but the woman's name has not yet been released. The impact …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The fire department said a pickup truck rolled over on U.S. Route 50 and Maryland Route 450. The driver sustained minor injuries.
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- Tim Lemke
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Traffic on U.S. Route 50 was slowed to a crawl Tuesday morning after an accident involving a pickup truck near Maryland Route 450. Lt. Cliff Kooser of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said crews responded at 8:38 a.m. Tuesday to a pickup truck that had rolled over in the eastbound lane of Route 50. They transported the driver, a man of unknown age, to Anne Arundel Medical Center with minor injuries. The accident led to the temporary closure of the eastbound lanes, but the road reopened shortly after 9 a.m. Residents reported debris on the roadway, possibly coming from the back of the truck.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
A head-on collision in January killed four people on Route 50 after both drivers were found to be drunk, including a 19-year-old.
Maryland State Police are charging two family members of a teen killed in the quadruple fatal accident on Route 50 last month with serving alcohol to minors, according to WJZ 13 in Baltimore. On Jan. 28, four people died after a teenager who was found to be drunk drove several miles in the wrong direction on Route 50 and then struck another driver, who was also drunk, state police said. The teenage driver, Brittany Ann Walker, 19, had two other teens in her car, Breanna Marie Franco and Zachary Tyler Rose. The other driver, Terry Wayne Davis, was 55, state police said. Now, police say Franco’s mother and brother served alcohol to minors during a house party—a factor that may have contributed to the deadly accident, according to WJZ 13. …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Stay alert during your Wednesday morning commute on Route 50 through Prince George's County.
Consider this your warning. State Police said they will not hand out any warnings on Wednesday morning for any drivers violating the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on Route 50 in Prince George’s County, according to a release. The increased enforcement is in response to numerous citizen complaints, police said in the release. Police will be patrolling Route 50 from Route 301 to Interstate 495 with both moving and stationary enforcement. According to the release, troopers are supposed to adjust their enforcement methods to minimize impact on traffic. “This enforcement effort is about more than just HOV compliance,” Lt. Mike Powell, commander of the College Park Barrack, said in a release. “Traffic safety is a necessity on Maryland’s …
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Here's a wrap up of some of the stories you may have missed this week.
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Thursday, March 31, 2011
A pickup truck left the road and hit a tree, sending a woman to the hospital. Family dog escapes accident without a scratch.
A single-vehicle accident near the intersection of Interstate 97 and Route 50 Thursday morning tied up the morning rush as firefighters worked to free a woman who was trapped in the wreckage, fire department officials said. Anne Aundel County Fire Department Deputy Chief Michael Cox said a man in his 40s and a 25-year-old woman were injured when the pickup truck they were in left the road on the ramp from westbound 50 to northbound I-97 and struck a tree. The accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. Even though the accident was severe enough to trap the woman and cause serious, but not life-threatening injuries, a large huskie mixed-breed dog also in the truck escaped unscathed, Cox said. He said firefighters at the scene cared for the 60- to …