Wednesday, December 26, 2012
An accident caused downed wires in the Bel Air area Wednesday afternoon.
A snow plow hit two utility poles near the Harford County Detention Center Wednesday afternoon, closing Rock Spring Road to traffic, fire officials say. Shortly before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, a truck plowing snow in the area on Rock Spring Road, or MD Route 924, hit two utility poles, knocking down wires in the area, according to a Facebook post from Harford Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner. No injuries were reported, but the roadway was closed to traffic because of the wires, the post states.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The single-vehicle accident took place on Sandy Hook Road.
A Bel Air man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Tuesday after his truck ran off the road. He has since been released from shock trauma. Around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 45-year-old Tim Barker of Bel Air was driving a 1995 Ford F150 on Sandy Hook Road in the Bel Air area, according to Monica Worrell, public information officer with the Harford County Sheriff's Office. The truck was driving at a high speed when it drove off the road leaving about 73 feet of tire impressions on the asphalt, Worrell said. She said the truck then moved back to the road, hit the embankment on the opposite side of the road, continued to skid, hit the embankment a second time and overturned then continued to slide on its roof for about 17 more feet. …
A Bel Air man was killed in the crash, police say.
UPDATE (2:15 p.m.)—A Bel Air man died Wednesday when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a dump truck at Harford and Reckord roads. Around 10:51 a.m. a motorcycle and a Harford County Highways dump truck collided in the 100 block of Reckord Road near the intersection with Harford Road, or MD Route 147, according to Monica Worrell, public information officer with the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Witnesses at the scene told deputies the motorcycle was crossing double yellow lines, Worrell said. The motorcycle, driven by 24-year-old Samuel Agostini of Bel Air, was driving south on Harford Road when it crashed into the side of the county dump truck driven by a 56-year-old man, she said. The dump truck was on Reckord Road crossing …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Police say the bicyclist's injuries are not life-threatening.
An Abingdon man said a bicyclist hit his car as he drove toward the intersection of MD Route 23 and MD Route 24 Thursday afternoon. "He evidently saw someone he knew and waved," 27-year-old Mathew Dick said. "He ran straight into me." Dick, an Abingdon resident who formerly lived in Forest Hill, was headed south on MD Route 24 in his passenger car when a 64-year-old man on a bicycle crashed into the passenger side of his car. The bicyclist was transported by ambulance to Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore for treatment. The bike operator sustained injures that did not appear to be life-threatening, according to Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. Dick told Patch the bicyclist was allegedly distracted as he turned off of MD …
Ben Boniface, son of Harford County Council president Billy Boniface, was killed in an accident Monday and will be laid to rest Friday.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
An accident shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday closed part of Route 22 in Aberdeen.
UPDATED (11:35 a.m.)—A man died Thursday morning after his car collided with a tractor trailer at the intersection of MD Route 22 and Beards Hill Road, according to a news release from the Aberdeen Police Department. Robert Simmons, 47, of Aberdeen, had to be extricated from his sedan by members of the Aberdeen Fire Department. Simmons received treatment at the scene and was transported to Harford Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead by medical officials, according to Lt. Fred Budnick, a spokesman for the Aberdeen Police Department. The tractor trailer was driven by Nelson Chambers, 38, of Mechanicsburg, PA, according to police. Chambers was not injured. The accident took place at 5:09 a.m. The cause of the crash is still under …
Sunday, October 16, 2011
The accident took place Sunday morning.
Six people were hospitalized Sunday morning after one vehicle flipped on its side in a two-car accident in Forest Hill. For instant updates, follow Bel Air Patch on Facebook and Twitter. The crash took place at Belvue Drive and Boggs Road around 9:30 a.m. The patients were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner said.
Friday, October 14, 2011
An accident occurred near mile marker 81.
(UPDATE 4:05 p.m.)—A duty officer for the Maryland State Police said the fuel is "almost cleaned up," but that only the far left lane of Interstate 95 is open near mile marker 81. --- A "large amount of diesel" has spilled near mile marker 81 of southbound Interstate 95 Friday after a car accident, a county emergency services spokesman said. For instant updates, follow Bel Air Patch on Facebook and Twitter. The shoulder and the two far right lanes of the highway are closed at the scene, a duty officer for the Maryland State Police JFK Barrack said. The officer said a tractor trailer "jackknifed" and that no other vehicles were involed in the accident. The incident is just north of the Riverside exit near Maryland Route 543. Harford County …
Monday, October 10, 2011
Maryland State Police led a search Sunday in Abingdon for two men who were not found.
A manhunt in Abingdon that lasted nearly five hours Sunday began when the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe fled a traffic stop and led police on a chase that ended with a crash, police said. For information on other recent Harford County manhunts, click here. Around 11 a.m., a Maryland State Police trooper, based at the JFK Barrack, tried to stop a Tahoe, which had temporary North Carolina tags, around mile marker 77.5 on Interstate 95, police said. The driver got off on Exit 77A, turned on Maryland Route 924, and then jumped a curb and crashed into two vehicles on Woodsdale Road, according to a police spokesman at the JFK Barrack, who declined to give his name. Two men stayed in the Tahoe after the crash and three others fled the scene on foot…
Saturday, October 8, 2011
The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. in Belcamp.
UPDATE (Sunday 7:03 a.m.)—One unidentified man riding a motorcycle died Saturday night after an accident at the intersection of Maryland Route 543 and Route 7 in Belcamp, according to a Maryland State Police dispatcher. For instant updates follow Bel Air Patch on Facebook and Twitter. The intersection was closed after the accident, which occurred around 8:30 p.m. For an update to this article, click here. "We're investigating a serious crash," the dispatcher said Saturday night. Information about the driver, other cars involved in the accident and when the roads were reopened was not available Sunday morning. A dispatcher said Saturday that the man went into cardiac arrest after the accident, but police had no more information on the cause…