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1 Trapped After I-95 Accident Near Joppa

The accident took place late Wednesday morning on Interstate 95 between Maryland Route 152 and Maryland Route 24 in Joppa.

A woman was temporarily trapped in her car after a serious accident on Interstate I-95 in Joppa late Wednesday morning.

Around 11 a.m. police and emergency personnel from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company were called to the scene of an accident on northbound I-95 between Maryland Route 152, or Mountain Road, and Maryland Route 24, according to a release from the fire company.

Firefighters used "the jaws of life" to remove the driver's side door of one of the cars, the release states. The woman was successfully rescued from the car within about 15 minutes and taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air for treatment. She was in stable condition at the time.

The other driver, an adult man, was also taken to Upper Chesapeake for treatment, according to the release.

Abingdon volunteer firefighters also assisted at the scene.

Maryland State Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

JR March 14, 2013 at 08:57 PM
& UC does have a helicopter pad
VolunteerMom2 March 15, 2013 at 02:53 AM
I apologize, I commented on the wrong story. I knew the woman who lost her life at the Rte 24/Wheel Rd accident. I'm hoping everyone is okay with all these crazy accidents and agree with JR stop acting like your appt/job/activity is more damn important than your or others lives. Please drive responsibly.
VolunteerMom2 March 15, 2013 at 02:55 AM
I apologize, I commented on the wrong story. Too many damn accidents happening, it's getting ridiculous people!!
VolunteerMom2 March 15, 2013 at 02:58 AM
Well said, BD1258
VolunteerMom2 March 15, 2013 at 03:06 AM
Thanks, Steven. I just happened to know the woman who died at the 924/Wheel accident, so I'm a bit hurt and sad for her family. (I commented on the wrong accident news report) I hate to say it, but it just seems whenever someone's taken to UC that needs critical help they don't make it; a lot of citizens feel this way. I realize we don't know the details of all these situations, but it's not very comforting.

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