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Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate an early morning 5-car collision that killed a woman and injured her 3-year-old son.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on Eastern Boulevard near White Marsh Boulevard when a Honda Element traveling westbound sideswiped another vehicle travelling in the same direction, then veered across the grass median, striking the Toyota Corolla that the woman and child were traveling eastbound in head-on. The Honda struck two additional vehicles before coming to a stop, causing minor injuries to those occupants.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as Alexis Lashey Steele (23) of the 3900 block of Cutty Sark Road, 21220, was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where she later died. Her 3-year-old son, a passenger in the vehicle, was also transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Honda suffered life-threatening injuries and remains hospitalized. Officers from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are working to determine the factors involved in the crash, including determining if any drug or alcohol intoxication is involved in this fatal crash.

One man is dead and another critically injured following a crash on Black Rock Road this afternoon.

Around 1:30 p.m. Baltimore County Police, Fire, and EMS personnel responded to a single vehicle crash involving a truck that overturned on Black Rock Road near Falls Road.

Baltimore County Fire Department Rescue & EMS crews, along with a “GO” team of doctors from Shock Trauma, were dispatched to the crash at 1:32 p.m. The “GO” team was flown to the scene by MSP helicopter. BCoFD rescue personnel, supported by mutual aid units from Carroll County, worked for more than 2 ½ hours to free the critically injured patient from the crashed vehicle. That patient, a passenger in the vehicle, was extricated at 4:05 p.m. and  was transported by air to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center with life threatening injuries.

The operator of the truck was pronounced deceased at the scene. He is identified as Thomas Wayne Crawford Jr. (33), of the 2000 block of Freeland Road in Freeland, 21053.

The Maryland Department of the Environment and BCoFD hazmat units were also dispatched to mitigate fuel that spilled into a nearby stream as a result of the crash.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate the cause of this crash.

Revised June 27, 2017