Police/Fire

Man killed in fatal Carney crash



CARNEY, MD—Police say one man was killed in a fatal, Thursday morning crash in Carney.

At 10 a.m., officers responded to a crash at Avondale Road and 6th Avenue (21234) after a 2011 Nissan Versa traveling north on Avondale Road struck the curb, ran into a street sign, and hit a BGE pole.

During the collision, the BGE pole broke and fell over, striking the roof of a 2018 Isuzu box truck, also traveling on Avondale Road. The driver of the box truck did not report any injuries.

The driver of the Nissan, Mahmoud Abdel Karim Abbasi, 92, of the 9300-block of Thornwood Drive (21234), was transported to Franklin Square Hospital where he was pronounced dead.



Authorities are continuing their investigation to determine the cause of this fatal crash.

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