Monday, January 21, 2013
Emergency crews responded to East Churchville Road, Maryland Route 22, and North Fountain Green Road, Maryland Route 543, in Bel Air Monday evening.
A teenage girl was seriously injured Monday evening in Bel Air when she was struck by a vehicle, Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner confirmed. Emergency crews responded to the intersection of East Churchville Road, Maryland Route 22, and North Fountain Green Road, Maryland Route 543, shortly before 6:30 p.m. The 16-year-old victim was flown to a regional trauma center, Gardiner said. No further information was available on her condition or the vehicle involved, he said.
Monday, April 23, 2012
A late morning accident damaged several utility poles and closed a portion of MD Route 543 to traffic for several hours.
A late morning accident on the outskirts of Bel Air in Creswell was impacting traffic into rush hour Monday, with MD Route 543 expected to remain closed well into the evening, authorities said. Around 11 a.m., a tractor trailer was involved in an accident along MD Route 543, or Creswell Road, in the area of MD Route 136, or Calvary Road, according to Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. While no one was injured in the crash, the tractor trailer took down about half a dozen utility poles in the area, state police said. MD Route 543 was closed between MD Route 136 and Goat Hill Road at 3:30 p.m. and was expected to remain closed to traffic for six additional hours while pole issues are being addressed, state police said. Police …
Friday, March 2, 2012
MD Route 543 in the area of Goat Hill Road was closed Friday morning after a serious accident that claimed the life of a Forest Hill man.
UPDATE (10 a.m. Monday)—An accident in the Creswell area claimed the life of a Forest Hill man and closed a portion of Maryland Route 543 to traffic Friday morning. Around 7:40 a.m. three cars crashed in the area of MD Route 543 and Goat Hill Road in the Bel Air, Creswell area, according to Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. Thomas John Higgins, 52, of Guy Way in Dundalk, was driving a 2005 Ford van northbound on Creswell Road, or Maryland Route 543, when the van crossed the center line and swiped a Chevrolet Malibu heading southbound, according to state police. After hitting the Malibu, which was driven by 62-year-old John Maxwell French of Kirby Circle in Bel Air, the van deflected off of the other vehicle and hit a third …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Two people sustained minor injuries after an accident on Route 543 Tuesday night.
An accident on Route 543 Tuesday night sent two people to a local hospital with minor injuries. Around 8:44 p.m. an accident took place on Route 543 in the area of Leeswood Route near C. Milton Wright High School, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. Two patients were taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of minor injuries, Gardiner said. No helicopter was called to the scene, according to Gardiner.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Police responded to the scene of a serious accident in the Bel Air area late Monday night.
UPDATE (7:41 a.m. Tuesday)—A serious accident in the area of Wheel Road and Route 543 claimed the lives of three siblings Monday night. David S. Bauguess, 29, Ashley M. Bauguess, 24, and Joseph M. Bauguess, 17, siblings who lived in the 1300 block of Marquis Court in Fallston, died in the crash while two other people were taken to a Baltimore hospital, according to Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. The fatal crash happened around 10 p.m. when three vehicles crashed on Route 543 about half a mile south of Wheel Road. The three Bauguesses were driving in a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier registered to the sister, Ashley Bauguess, when the car crossed the double yellow line and sideswiped a 2010 Toyota sedan that was northbound on …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Both are charged in connection with the theft of items from the Bel Air CVS.
Two Bel Air women involved in the July 21 fatal accident on Maryland Route 543 have been charged with theft, according to court documents. Nicole Ashley Albers, 27, of the 700 block of Farnham Place, has been charged with one count each of theft less than $100 and theft less than $1,000, court records show. Alycia Marie Hoffman, 23, of the 800 block of Albion Place, has been charged with two counts of theft less than $100. Albers was the driver and Hoffman her lone passenger in the July accident that killed Carolyn Dicocco, 64, of Bel Air, according to Maryland State Police. State police Bel Air barrack spokesman Chuck Moore said the accident is still under investigation. The theft charges stem from an April 10 incident at the Bel Air CVS …
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…
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Maryland State Police seek witnesses to the fatal crash.
Maryland State Police need your help investigating last week's fatal crash on Maryland Route 543. Lt. Chuck Moore, spokesman for the Bel Air Barrack, asked Thursday for people who saw the crash, or witnessed actions of the drivers before the crash, to come forward. Anyone with information should call 410–879–2101 and dial extension 0. Here is Moore's message in full: Good Afternoon, this is Lieutenant Charles Moore, Commander of the Maryland State Police, Bel Air Barrack. On Thursday, July 21, at around 10:15 a.m. a tragic motor vehicle crash occurred on Rt. 543 just south of Foxborough Drive, near the Fountain Green Swim Club. The crash was head-on in nature and involved two passenger vehicles. The vehicles involved were a gray 2002 …
Friday, July 22, 2011
After Thursday's tragic accident, some Harford County residents discussed how dangerous the state road is.
Thursday's fatal accident on Maryland Route 543 was a wake-up call for some local drivers. While the cause of the accident has not been determined, many believe the road could be safer. From the intersection with Maryland Route 22 to others you may consider dangerous, share in the comments how would you make Route 543 safer.