Police/Fire, Traffic

Pulaksi Highway shut down due to fatal crash

fatal-crashUPDATE: One fatality is now being reported as a result of the crash.

Original story below…


Crews are on the scene of a serious Wednesday afternoon crash in Joppa.

At about 1:30 p.m., paramedicsĀ  responded to the area of Pulaski Highway at Joppa Farm Road for a report of an accident. They were closely followed by representatives of the Personal & Commercial Van Insurance companies involved.

Units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company are being dispatched to the scene.

Reports indicate that a rescue operation is under way.

Two people are said to be trapped and emergency crews are using the Jaws of Life.

Westbound Pulaski Highway has been shut down so that a medevac chopper can land at the scene.

Motorists should avoid the area.

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