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Date: Mar 17, 2019

Baltimore County Police are investigating a fatal crash in Reisterstown earlier this evening.

Around 3:30 p.m. officers responded to a crash at Franklin Boulevard and Nicodemus Road involving a Ford F-150 and a Ford F-750 dump truck. The preliminary investigation indicates that the F-150 was traveling westbound on Franklin Boulevard when it failed to stop at the steady red circular signal and struck the dump truck. The dump truck was attempting to make a left from southbound Nicodemus Road onto eastbound Franklin Boulevard.  

The operator of the F-150 was transported to Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 4:30 p.m. He is identified as Fernando Jamie Loizage (89) of the 400 block of Fox View Court in Reisterstown.

The operator of the dump truck was also transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. A passenger in the dump truck declined medical attention at the scene.

This circumstances surrounding this crash continue to be investigated by the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a serious crash, involving multiple vehicles, that led to one fatality and left another injured.

Police responded on March 17, 2019 just after 2 a.m. to a crash in the area of westbound Route 702, west of the exit to southbound IS695. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Acura RDX was traveling westbound when it left the edge of the roadway and traveled into the median, then reentered the roadway and crossed over both lanes of westbound Route, colliding with a guardrail. 

The Acura RDX ultimately became disabled in the westbound travel lanes of Route 702. A second vehicle, a 2013 Acura TL, struck debris that was in the roadway as a result of the crash, causing it to also became disabled. A third vehicle, a 2005 Toyota Camry, then struck the resting Acura RDX. Finally, a fourth vehicle, a 2014 Hyundai, struck the 2005 Toyota Camry.

The driver of the 2005 Toyota Camry was transported to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the crash and is expected to survive. 

The driver of the Acura RDX was pronounced deceased at the scene. He is identified as Elbert Charles Johns 3rd (32) of the 1400 block of Hadwick Drive, 21221.

This cause of this crash continues to be investigated by members of the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Investigation Team.


Revised June 27, 2017