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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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Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting after a gunshot victim walks into a local hospital.

Just before 3:30 p.m. police responded to Northwest Hospital in the 5400 block of Old Court Road, 21133 for a call of a gunshot victim. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, an adult male, walked into the hospital suffering a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim has since been released from the hospital. 

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate this incident and ask anyone who may have additional information to call 410-307-2020. 

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Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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UPDATE (August 4, 2020 1:20 p.m.):

The front passenger in the crash on Ebenezer Road has died. He is identified as Conrad Ellsworth, 89, of the 600 block of Bowleys Quarters Road, 21220.

The Baltimore County Crash Team continues to investigate this crash.

UPDATE (July 24, 2020 12:08 p.m.):

Police Investigate Crash that Killed Two, Injured One

Baltimore County Police investigate a crash that left two dead and one hospitalized yesterday.

On July 23, just after 3 p.m., a 2013 Buick Lacrosse was traveling south on Ebenezer Rd. near Meyers Ln., 21162. The Buick drove off of the road for unknown reasons and struck a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu and a Baltimore Gas and Electric pole in the 6000 block of Ebenezer Rd. The Chevrolet was parked and unoccupied when the crash occurred.

The driver of the Buick, identified as Shirley Ellsworth (84), and the rear passenger, identified as Leona Schleicher (83), both of the 600 block of Bowleys Quarters Rd., 21220, were pronounced deceased at the scene by medics. The front passenger, an adult male, was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. He is in stable condition.

Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release (July 23, 2020 3:49 p.m.):

Police on Scene of Serious Crash on Ebenezer Road in Middle River

Baltimore County Police Crash Investigators are on the scene of a serious injury crash in Middle River.

Officers were dispatched at 3:14 p.m. after a vehicle struck another vehicle and a utility pole in the 5800 block of Ebenezer Road. At least one person is being transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Ebenezer Road will be closed for crash reconstruction into the evening hours. Motorists are encouraged to use White Marsh Boulevard as an alternative route.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017