Two men injured in Gunpowder River boating accident

Boating AccidentTwo men from Pennsylvania were injured in a boating accident along the Gunpowder River on Friday evening.

The crash occurred at about 5:30 p.m. near Neptune Drive in Joppa.

Crews from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to the scene and transported both patients to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Trauma Center.

Details surrounding the crash are scarce, however both men’s injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.


Driver taken to Shock Trauma after tractor-trailer overturns in Joppa

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One person was taken to Shock Trauma following a Wednesday morning crash in Joppa.

At about 8:40 a.m., crews from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to the ramp from northbound Interstate 95 to MD-152.

At the scene, paramedics found that a tractor-trailer had overturned and had gone off the ramp.

The driver was taken to Shock Trauma in serious condition.

The ramp from I-95 to MD-152 remains closed at this time.

Motorists should expect delays in the area.


Crews working 2 serious Harford County crashes

Crews are responding to two serious, Tuesday night crashes in Harford County.

At just before 10:30 p.m., paramedics responded to the 2200 block of Belair Road in Fallston.

Reports indicate that two vehicles collided head-on.

Belair Road has been shut down in both directions.

At about 10:45 p.m., a second serious crash was reported at MD-152 and Hanson Road in Joppa.

That crash also involved a head-on collision.

The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company is using the “Jaws of Life” to rescue one person who is trapped in their vehicle.

Motorists should avoid these areas.

Philadelphia Road closed due to overnight crash in Joppa

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Photo via Brandi Cosner White

UPDATE: Authorities say a nearby home caught fire in the 1100 block of Mountain Road South after the utility pole brought wires down.

The occupant heard the impact, smelled smoke, and heard their smoke detector.

The occupant and her 5-year-old daughter exited the home safely.

Original story below…


A portion of Philadelphia Road remains closed at this hour due to an overnight crash in Joppa.

The crash occurred at about 2:15 a.m. on Sunday in the 1600 block of Philadelphia Road.

Officials say a vehicle struck a utility pole, bringing it down and causing a power outage, then the vehicle overturned.

Philadelphia Road is shut down between Clayton Avenue and Raspe Lane.

There has been no word on any injuries.