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UPDATE: 2 Flown To Shock Trauma After Accident

An afternoon accident sent one man in his twenties and another patient to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Two people were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore after an accident at Route 22 and Moores Mill Road this afternoon.

Shortly before 1 p.m., a Honda and a Subaru collided atRoute 22 and Moores Mill Road in Bel Air, according to Maryland State Police.

Leeland Waltermeier, 80, was driving the Honda and Justin Pawnell, 18, was driving the Subaru, according to Lt. Charles Moore with the state police.

One man in his twenties was trapped inside one of the vehicles and was extracted by emergency personnel within 15 minutes, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman forHarford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. A medevac helicopter was on its way to land at Todd Road and Brierhill Road around 1:15 p.m. to transport the injured man to Shock Trauma.

Emergency personnel asked if the medevac could also transport Waltermeier.

It was unclear whether the other driver or a passenger from one of the vehicles was flown to Shock Trauma. There was no information available on how many people were involved in the accident or the extent of injuries.

Stay with Patch for updates.

Kai November 08, 2011 at 01:06 AM
Rules of the road change and as we get older, I agree, we ought to be given a drivers test along with the eye test as we renew our driver's licenses. My heart goes out to all involved in this accident (which we don't know the exact cause). By the look of the car, the injuries must be extensive.
Diane Feeney November 08, 2011 at 03:31 AM
@ Annie - The article says the accident happened before 1 p.m. so reporting on it around 26 minutes later isn't good enough for you? Cut some slack!
Linz November 09, 2011 at 05:27 AM
I work in that exact shopping center and went into work around 1 that day. sat at that light and had to go around to get into the shopping center for work. looked to me like the car was turned right out of the shopping center and the suv was going straight. whos to say whose fault it was though. either the suv ran the red light or the car turned too soon. but like i said...whose to say what happened? i wanna know who else was injured. still havent heard from someone i know around there.... :/
Linz November 09, 2011 at 05:31 AM
oh and it looked like the suv hit right at the drivers side and pinned it against the wall, like "tradewinds" said. one of the girls i work with was keeping an eye out and said something about the car catching on fire shortly after it happened :/
larry November 10, 2011 at 12:14 AM
The driver of the Subaru is doing better. Thankfully somewhat minor injuries. Thanks for the concern. father

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