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On the afternoon of May 16 Baltimore County Police responded to a single-car crash in the unit-block of Cliffholme Road, 21117. Crash Team investigators determined that a 2016 Nissan Sentra was attempting to back down a driveway when the car veered off of the roadway and slid down an embankment. The car overturned and came to rest on the passenger inside a small stream. Baltimore County Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched to the crash scene at 4:45 p.m. where they found two patients trapped. Crews freed both patients by 5:06 p.m.

The driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger has been identified as Harriet Lee Tamres, 72, of the 7200-block of Chalkstone Drive, 21208. The Crash Team continues to investigate.

Just before 3:30 p.m. on May 15 Baltimore County Police responded to a pedestrian-involved crash at Pulaski Highway and Rossville Boulevard, 21237 in the White Marsh Precinct. 

The preliminary investigation shows that the pedestrian, 44-year-old George Galen Nelson, III, with no fixed address, was struck by a 2006 Ford E250 van which was traveling west on Pulaski Highway. Nelson was struck when he entered the path of the van, which remained at the scene. This intersection does not have a crosswalk or a pedestrian signal. 

The pedestrian was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is on-going at this time, conducted by the Baltimore County 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