Police/Fire, Traffic

Pulaski Highway shut down due to crash with rescue

BALTIMORE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, TUESDAY morning crash on Pulaski Highway. The crash was reported at around 8 a.m. in the 5900-block of Route 40 near Rosedale. One person is trapped and rescuers are working to free them. Additional medic units are responding and Pulaski Highway has been shut down. Motorists should use an alternate route. …


Police/Fire

One rescued following rollover crash in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—One person was rescued following a rollover crash in the Nottingham area on Sunday morning. The crash was reported in the 4500-hundred block of Ebenezer Road (21236) during the morning hours of January 22nd. Crews arrived to find one vehicle on its side and one person trapped, according to the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company. Firefighters managed to free the …


Governor Hogan commends first responders, citizens who braved icy waters to rescue pilot following Maryland plane crash

EDGEWATER, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday commended the citizens and first responders who rescued a pilot following a plane crash in Anne Arundel County. The pilot and sole occupant has been identified as Steve Couchman, 71, of Frederick. He was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center where he is receiving medical treatment for injuries sustained in the crash. The plane …

Rollover crash reported in Joppa, Mountain Road shut down

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Friday afternoon crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 4:45 p.m. in the 1200-block of Mountain Road (21085). At least one vehicle has rolled over in the crash and one person is trapped. Personnel from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company are using the Jaws of Life to extricate the patient. …

I-695 inner loop shut down due to crash

UPDATE: All lanes have been reopened. Only the right shoulder remains closed. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday morning crash on I-695. The crash was reported at around 6 a.m. along the inner loop at Providence Road. One person is trapped and a rescue squad is using the jaws of life, according to …

Crews rescue pedestrian trapped under light rail train in Lutherville

LUTHERVILLE, MD—Crews rescued a pedestrian who became trapped under a light rail train in Baltimore County on Thursday evening. The incident occurred at around 5:30 p.m. in the 100-block of West Ridegly Road in Lutherville (21093). The Baltimore County Fire Department says the person was rescued then transported to a local hospital. There has been no update on their condition.

Pilot, passenger rescued following Montgomery County plane crash

GAITHERSBURG, MD—The pilot and passenger of a single engine plane that crashed into a power line tower in Montgomery County on Sunday evening have been rescued and transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. The pilot has been identified as Patrick Merkle, 66, of Washington, D.C. He was operating a Mooney Mike 20P single engine plane. One passenger on …