Motorcyclist killed in Sunday morning I-95 crash

fatal-crashAuthorities say a motorcycle operator was killed in a crash along Interstate 95 on Sunday morning.

At about 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, emergency personnel responded to an accident on the ramp from I-95 north to the Inner Loop of I-695 in Baltimore County.

Maryland State Police arrived on the scene and found paramedics placing the downed rider in the rear of an ambulance. Troopers also found a badly damaged motorcycle, a 2007 Honda Sport Bike resting in the roadway. The rider, later identified as Benjamin Lovell Brabham, 30, of Baltimore County, was taken to Bayview Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say Brabham was traveling north on the I-95 ramp to the Inner Loop of I-695 when he lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected. Brabham hit the pavement and suffered blunt force trauma as a result. He had been wearing an approved DOT helmet at the time of the crash.

There were no witnesses to the collision, so at this point there has been no determination of cause other then failing to control vehicle.

Any possible witnesses are asked to contact the Maryland State Police – Golden Ring Barrack at 410-780-2700.

Truck and trailer overturn on I-95

Crews are responding to an accident involving an overturned vehicle on Interstate 95.

At just before 9:30 a.m., the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company said that a truck and trailer had overturned along southbound I-95 near Joppa Road

Both the truck and trailer had gone off the road. 

High winds may have been involved. 

There has been no word on any injuries. 

Motorists should use caution in the area. 

Route 40 shut down in Joppa due to serious crash 

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

At just after 4 p.m., paramedics responded to the 500 block of Pulaski Highway for a report of a crash. 

All lanes of Route 40 have been shut down and a medevac chopper is on the scene, as well as numerous ambulances. 

Serious injuries have been reported as well as major delays. 

Motorists should avoid the area. 

Philadelphia Road shut down in Joppa after vehicle strikes utility pole

A busy Joppa roadway has been shut down after a vehicle struck a utility pole. 

At about 7:20 a.m., crews responded to the area of Philadelphia Road at Old Mountain Road for a report of a crash. 

At the scene, emergency workers found that a vehicle had struck a utility pole. 

Philadelphia Road will remain closed between Old Mountain Road and MD-152 for the next several hours while BGE makes repairs. 

There has been no word on any injuries. 

Motorists should use an alternate route.