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Crash Near Howard High School Sends 1 to Hospital

The crash involved two vehicles in front of Howard High School, officials said.

Crash outside Howard High School on May 22, 2014. (Credit: @_slk_24)
Crash outside Howard High School on May 22, 2014. (Credit: @_slk_24)
A two-car crash near Howard High School in Ellicott City sent one person to the hospital on Thursday morning, according to officials.

One person was trapped as a result of the collision on MD Route 108/Old Annapolis Road, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services reported in a statement at 8:46 a.m.

The individual was rescued and taken to the hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening, the department said.

"All students are safe and sound," school officials said, describing the incident as a "minor traffic accident in front of the school." Officials said to anticipate traffic as a a result of the collision.

At 8:57 a.m., Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services reported that Route 108 had reopened.
J Leland May 22, 2014 at 10:05 AM
Howard High needs to do some safety awareness with their students who drive to school. On my daily commute through the area I constantly see kids making illegal turns and driving recklessly in their attempt to get to school on time. HC police should station a cruiser at route 104 and old Annapolis Rd for a few weeks and start issuing citations. They could eliminate the problem very quickly.
Wendy Woods May 22, 2014 at 11:53 AM
at that time of morning it should not have been a student... more likely a distracted business person on a cell phone ... I would like to thank the Howard High JROTC for keeping traffic moving smoothly though the HHS parking lot. (Yes, I was one of those caught in the snarl that resulted from the accident)

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