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Crash with wires down, fuel spill reported in Rosedale

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UPDATE: Due to electrified wires under the vehicle, the driver was trapped in their car for about 1 hour and 45 minutes. BGE had to respond and cut off power before emergency personnel could get close enough to rescue the driver.

Original story below…


ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Thursday afternoon crash in the Rosedale area.

The crash was reported at around 4 p.m. in the 9000-block of Franklin Square Drive (21237).

The single-vehicle accident brought down wires and caused fuel to leak from an electrical transformer.  One trapped individual has been rescued and taken to a nearby hospital.

Maryland Department of the Environment crews are handling the clean-up of the fluid leak.  Motorists should use caution in the area.

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