ROSEDALE, Md. — A serious multi-vehicle crash in Baltimore County on Tuesday afternoon left as many as four people injured. Firefighters and rescue crews responded to the eastbound lanes of Pulaski Highway near 66th Street in the Rosedale area for a crash involving a tractor-trailer, a tow truck, an SUV, and a Maryland Transit Administration Mobility bus. The incident caused significant traffic delays and prompted a hazardous materials response due to diesel fuel leaking from one of the vehicles.
Video footage from SkyTeam 11, Baltimore’s only news helicopter, captured the dramatic scene as firefighters worked to rescue people trapped inside the vehicles. Baltimore County fire Lt. Travis Francis reported that the injured occupants suffered serious injuries and were transported to hospitals for treatment. The Maryland Department of the Environment was also called to assist with the clean-up efforts.
The Baltimore County Police Department posted on Twitter about the crash, alerting motorists to expect delays during their afternoon commute due to the ongoing clean-up efforts. The exact cause of the crash was not immediately clear, and authorities did not provide further details about the circumstances surrounding the incident. The investigation is ongoing, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
The crash serves as a reminder of the potential dangers of multi-vehicle collisions, highlighting the importance of safe driving practices and the need for emergency responders to quickly and effectively address the aftermath of such incidents. As the community grapples with the impact of the crash, authorities will continue to work diligently to ensure the safety and well-being of all affected individuals.