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Baltimore County Police and Fire News
Original release (April 2, 2016 8:24 p.m.):
Baltimore County Police are investigating a crash in Dundalk today that left at least seven people injured.
Just after 1 p.m., police and fire personnel responded to the Trendz Hair Salon in the 7600 block of German Hill Road 21222 for a report of a crash. When personnel arrived on the scene, they discovered that a car had gone through the front of the salon.
The preliminary investigation has indicated that a Ford Crown Victoria was backing out of a parking space. It then went forward, up onto the curb, and through the front of the hair salon.
The women that was driving the vehicle and at least six women in the hair salon were injured. One woman inside the salon was briefly trapped. The injured women were taken to area hospitals for treatment. All are expected to survive.
This crash is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team. That investigation is expected to take several weeks.
Original release (February 28, 2016 12:10 p.m.):
Eight people, including four volunteer EMS personnel, were injured Saturday night in a Dundalk crash involving a volunteer medic unit and an SUV.
All four medic personnel were members of the Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Co.; Lansdowne was filling in for the Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Co.
The most seriously injured patient, one of the Lansdowne EMS providers, had to be cut from the vehicle by Fire rescue personnel and was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Unit. She suffered serious but non-lifethreatening injuries. The other three EMS providers -- two women and a man -- were released last night from the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
The civilian patients, including two children, were transported to local hospitals with non-threatening.injuries.
The crash occurred at Wise Avenue and Lynch Road at about 8 p.m.; the medic crew was en route to an emergency call, a nearby motor vehicle accident. The medic unit was not carrying a patient at the time of the crash. Other EMS crews were routed to the call to which the medic was responding as soon as the crash at Wise and Lynch occurred.
The Baltimore County Police Department's Crash Team is investigating this incident. The investigation is ongoing; no additional information is available at this time.
Revised June 28, 2016