Police/Fire

Man seriously injured after falling out of vehicle in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—A man was seriously injured after falling out of a vehicle in Joppa on Thursday evening. At around 7 p.m., units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to a crash involving a person that had fallen out of a vehicle in the area of Haverhill Road at Trimble Road. The 21-year-old male patient was flown to Shock Trauma in …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Crash with injuries reported in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash with injuries in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 3 p.m. in the area of Route 40 at Joppa Farm Road. One lane of westbound Route 40 is currently closed. Injuries have been reported. Motorists should use caution in the area. [Image via Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company] Story …


Man struck by train in Edgewood

EDGEWOOD, MD—A medevac chopper is responding after a man was struck by a train in Edgewood. The incident reportedly occurred at just after 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning near the Edgewood Amtrak station in 2200-block of Old Edgewood Road. The patient has been critically injured, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Motorists should avoid the area. Story continues below …

Edgewood townhome fire causes $75,000 in damage, owner displaced

EDGEWOOD, MD—Monday night’s fire in Edgewood caused approximately $75,000 in damage, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal. The townhome fire broke out at just before 9:30 p.m. in the 1900-block of Eloise Lane. Smoke alarms were present in the apartment and activated. It took approximately 40 firefighters around 20 minutes to control the blaze.  Units from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company …

Medical emergency reported on Route 40

JOPPA, MD—Emergency crews are on the scene of a Friday evening incident along Route 40. At just after 7:15 p.m., units responded to a medical emergency along eastbound Pulaski Highway near the Little Gunpowder River. There has been no update on the patient’s condition. Motorists should use caution in the area.  

Two injured in crash following Joppa police chase

JOPPA, MD—Authorities responded to a pair of crashes in the Joppa area on Wednesday morning. The first crash occurred at 8:45 a.m. in the 1800-block of Mountain Road, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. In that crash, a car collided with an oil carrier. One person was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A second crash …

Singer Road shut down due to two Joppa crashes

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of two separate Friday afternoon crashes in the Joppa area. Both crashes were reported at just before 2 p.m. The first crash was reported in the 1700-block of Singer Road, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. The second crash occurred at the intersection of Singer Road and Mountain Road. Singer Road has been …

Woman’s finger bitten off during Edgewood dispute

UPDATE: Richard A. Young, 61, of Top View Drive, has been charged first- and second-degree assault. Original story below… —— EDGEWOOD, MD—Paramedics are treating a woman for a severe hand injury she sustained during a Sunday night dispute in Edgewood. At just after 8:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to the 900-block of Top View Drive. At the scene, medics found …