UPDATE: Route 40 Reopened after Crash near Riverside

The crash was reported before 1 p.m. Saturday.

UPDATE (4:45 p.m.)—All lanes are clear on eastbound US Route 40 after a fatal crash Saturday afternoon on Mitchell Lane at Pulaski Highway.

The Aberdeen Police Department said at 12:42 p.m. that there was a crash requiring a rescue, advising drivers to expect delays and exercise caution in the area.

At 1:03 p.m, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that all eastbound lanes of Route 40 had been shut down between MD Route 543 and Spesutia Road for investigation after a collision. 

Sean Welsh February 03, 2013 at 02:01 AM
A comment by user "Thomas Edmonston" has been deleted. Please do not identify individuals in comments, in the event family has not been notified. To submit tips to Patch reporters to verify, you can email harfordcountymd@patch.com Thanks, Sean
lisa February 03, 2013 at 04:03 AM
A boy from baltimore died
Elizabeth Janney February 03, 2013 at 04:03 AM
We have posted a new article identifying the driver: http://patch.com/A-1996
sibling February 08, 2013 at 01:40 AM
Considering his family did not know it was very rude to be posting it across the internet. & if you dont know what your talking about please dont tell story cause he wasn't trying to U turn and they weren't racing his tire blew, he lost control, and his car turned sideways.
Stevie Lee February 08, 2013 at 04:37 AM
Only shared what was witnessed.


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