Emergency Response, Traffic

Train hits motorcycle in White Marsh

UPDATE: New details have been provided by the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. The operator of the motorcycle that was struck was traveling from Philadelphia Rd toward Pulaski Highway and was struck by the lowering gate arm at the CSX rail crossing. The operator was ejected from the motorcycle, with both rider and bike coming to a stop on the …


Person struck, killed by train in Joppa

Authorities are on the scene of a Friday morning crash involving a train in Joppa. At about 11:30 a.m., reports indicate that a CSX train struck an individual in the area of Pulaski Highway near Joppa Farm Road. Advertisement Reports indicate that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No other details have been made available at this time. …

Person struck, killed by train in Rosedale

Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving an Amtrak train in Rosedale. At about 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, paramedics responded to the area of Philadelphia Avenue at Patapsco Avenue for a report of an accident. At the scene, crews found that an individual had been struck by a train. ┬áThe male victim saw said to be trespassing …

Amtrak train strikes ATV in Middle River

Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving an Amtrak train in Middle River.  At just before 3:30 p.m., paramedics responded to the area of Eastern Avenue and Marshy Point Road.  Early reports indicate that a train struck an ATV and a dirt bike.  Amtrak says the incident involved Northeast Regional train with over 300 passengers on board. …

30 years ago: Remembering the Chase, MD train crash of 1987

It was on this day 30 years ago, January 4, 1987, that Amtrak train 94 slammed into a Conrail freight train in Chase, MD. In the blink of an eye, 16 people were killed and 175 were injured. The accident occurred at 1:04 p.m. Train 94’s speed at the time of the collision was estimated at about 108 miles per …