Emergency Response, Traffic

Fatal motorcycle crash reported in Essex

UPDATE: The victim in this crash has been identified. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD – Crews are on the scene of a fatal, Sunday evening motorcycle crash in Essex. The crash was reported at just before 8:30 p.m. along the inner loop of I-695 between Route 702 and North Point Boulevard. The motorcyclist has reportedly been killed in the …


Crime, Emergency Response

Police investigating Essex area assaults, robberies

ESSEX, MD – Police are investigating various reports of assaults and robberies that were reported in the Essex area on Monday, July 1st. At 5:30 a.m., while walking in the area of Glenwood Road and Old Eastern Avenue (21221), an individual attempted to rob the victim by going through his pockets. The victim pushed the suspect away and then the …


Route 702 shut down in Essex

UPDATE: As of 11:45 a.m., the crash has been cleared and all lanes have been reopened. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD – Motorists traveling in the Essex area should be aware of an important closure. At just after 11 a.m. on Saturday, The Maryland State Highway Administration reported that Route 702 had been shut down at Old Eastern Avenue. …

Essex man killed in motorcycle crash

ESSEX, MD – The operator of a motorcycle involved in a Friday evening crash in Essex has died. The motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Route 702 at around 5:15 p.m. when he struck the passenger side of a 2013 Nissan Maxima that was making a left turn onto East Homberg Avenue from northbound Route 702. The driver of the motorcycle …

Serious motorcycle crash reported in Essex

UPDATE: The driver of the motorcycle has died – click here for details. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD – Crews are on the scene of a serious, Friday evening crash in Essex. The crash was reported at about 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of Route 702 and E. Homberg Avenue (21221). A motorcycle was involved in the crash and …