Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The crash was reported on MD Route 136 near Route 22 Tuesday morning.
A morning rush hour crash snarled traffic and knocked out power in Churchville. All lanes of MD Route 136 were closed between Churchville Road and Graftons Lane as of 10:45 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of Transportation, which reported the roadway was shut down at 9:17 a.m. due to a collision. Drivers reported long delays near Routes 136 and 22 in Churchville around 9:30 a.m. BGE crews were in the area with approximately 130 customers reporting power outages as of 10:45 a.m. The utility company posted on its outage map that the cause was likely related to a vehicle collision. According to The Aegis, more than 700 outages were reported near the crash site at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday. This is the second large outage affecting Harford …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Crashes snarled traffic along I-95, MD Route 22 and US Route 40 between Aberdeen and Havre de Grace.
Three incidents around the Interstate 95 corridor between Aberdeen and Havre de Grace led to delays on the roads Friday morning. In addition to a vehicle fire near Havre de Grace on I-95, there were two tractor-trailer rollovers in the Aberdeen area, resulting in the closure of the ramp from eastbound MD Route 22 to eastbound US Route 40 for approximately one hour. The Aberdeen Police Department reported the ramp from Route 22 to Route 40 was reopened at 10:37 a.m. As the incidents happened, Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association spokesman Rich Gardiner was tweeting out the details. Here are Gardiner's messages, modified for clarity: 9:54 a.m.: Auto fire reported on northbound I-95 at mile marker 88.1 near Havre de Grace on the …
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 …
Monday, November 7, 2011
A 21-year-old Street resident died Saturday after a head-on collision in Churchville.
A 21-year-old Street man died Saturday after a pickup truck crashed head-on into his car on Route 22 in Churchville, police said. Joshua John Hanna, 21, of Street, was flown by medevac helicopter to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where he was pronounced dead by medical personnel, according to a Maryland State Police press release. The driver of a Dodge pickup truck, 26-year-old Jordan Craig Stewart of Churchville, was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Hanna was driving a 2008 Hyundai Elantra eastbound just before 4 p.m., when the 1994 Dodge Ram pickup crossed the center line in the 3100 block of Route 22 and hit the his car head-on, according to police. …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Police pulled over a suspect in a possible hit and run.
A pair of accidents on Maryland Route 22 have slowed traffic Wednesday afternoon. One occurred at the intersection of Thomas Run Road and is almost clear, according to a duty officer for the Maryland State Police. The other is an alleged hit-and-run that occurred in front of the Arctic Circle snowball stand in the 3000 block of Churchville Road, the duty officer said. A Harford County Sheriff's Office deputy stopped a driver in a vehicle who was believed to have fled the scene. That accident has been moved to the shoulder and all lanes of traffic are open. Updates to follow.
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.
Friday, July 8, 2011
The Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company is responding to the incident.
UPDATE (5:38 p.m.)—A transformer fire—since extinguished—in the 1700 block of Churchville Road has shut down a pair of traffic signals. The lights at Maryland Route 22 and 543 and Prospect Mill Road and Route 22 are both out, according to a dispatcher for the Maryland State Police. The State Highway Administration is on its way to the intersections for repairs.