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Just after 12:30 p.m. on September 16, Baltimore County Police responded to Eastern Avenue and 48th Street, 21224 for a call of a motor vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Baltimore County School bus made a left turn from westbound Eastern Avenue onto 48th Street, headed to deliver meals to a school. A Honda motorcycle was traveling east on Eastern Avenue and struck the rear corner of the bus.

The rider of the motorcycle, identified as Frank Schmidt Jr. (71) of the 2100 block of Sunnythorn Road, 21220, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver and three adult passengers on the bus were not injured.

The Baltimore County Police Department's Crash Team is continuing their investigation. If anyone has information about the crash they are asked to call 410-307-2020.

Baltimore County Police need your help finding the vehicle that struck and critically injured a 15 year old female last Friday, Sept 4 and never stopped.

Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Crash Team responded to the scene on Liberty Road near Marriottsville Road just before 8:00 p.m. after a 15 year old female attempted to cross the street and was struck by a vehicle and left fighting for her life.

The preliminary investigation revealed that as the teenager was crossing the street, she fell to the ground. While on the ground, she was struck by a light colored SUV or pickup truck that was traveling westbound. The suspect vehicle continued to drive westbound on Liberty Road and made no attempt to stop. The teen was transported by medivac to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center with life threatening injuries where she remains in critical condition.

This crash is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. Investigators are asking anyone who may have information in reference to this incident to contact police by calling 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (August 27, 2020 2:35 p.m.):

The female passenger in a motorcycle crash on Holobird Avenue August 11 died shortly after the crash. She is identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner as Lanayah Monique Rodriquez, age 21. 

The Crash Investigation Team is continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident.

Original Release (August 11, 2020 11:06 p.m.):

Police Investigating Serious Injury Crash in Dundalk Tonight

Baltimore County Police are investigating a motorcycle crash in Dundalk tonight that left two people with life-threatening injuries.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on August 11 police responded to Holabird Avenue and East Avenue, 21222 for a call of a motorcycle crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcycle was traveling East on Holabird Avenue, passing stopped traffic on the right side.

A Chevrolet Impala made a right turn from northbound East Avenue onto eastbound Holabird Avenue. The motorcycle struck the front of the Chevrolet causing serious injury to the driver and passenger of the motorcycle. Both were transported to local hospitals with life-threatening injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing their investigation into this incident. 

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Revised June 27, 2017