Friday, January 11, 2013
Cpl. Craig Ream spotted the burning vehicle on his way into work and swung into action.
OUTSIDE BALTIMORE, MD -- A local police officer crawled under the hood of a burning car and squeezed himself through a small opening to pull a teenage woman from a wreck early Friday morning, according to police. The woman, Casey Marie Bellofatto, 18, of Sykesville, was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition, according to a police statement. Cpl. Craig Ream, an 11-year veteran of the Howard County police department, was on his way to work around 3 a.m. to serve a search warrant, when he happened upon the crash on Route 97 in Carroll County, said police. That's when he attempted to use a fire extinguisher to combat the blaze, but it had little effect, and so he decided to risk his own safety to …
Jeffrey Sinclair's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious condition.
The 18-year-old driver involved in a collision while leaving Mt. Hebron High School on Jan. 3 has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, according to Explore Howard. Jeffrey Sinclair, 18, of Ellicott City, was leaving a Mt. Hebron parking lot after school on Thursday, Jan. 3, with four passengers in a Honda Civic. Police say Sinclair drove onto Route 99 in front of a Mack truck. The other four passengers in the vehicle were not seriously injured. Police confirmed this week Sinclair had failed to stop at a stop sign before driving out in front of the truck. Investigators said it did not appear the truck was speeding. Related Articles
Friday, August 5, 2011
Northbound I-95 congested from accident.
Maryland State Police said a tractor trailer overturned on Northbound Interstate -95 around noon on Friday, killing the driver. The incident occurred south of Route 175 in Jessup and involved only the tractor trailer, according to MSP spokeperson Greg Shipley. Police said details of the incident are not yet available.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Interstate 70 was closed for one hour.
A 25-year-old man is at University of Maryland Shock Trauma after a two-vehicle crash in Howard County Wednesday, according to officials at the hospital. Rescue crews say the man was ejected from his vehicle. The incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on the westbound side of Interstate 70, just west of the Baltimore County line, according to state police. Police have not yet released the victim's name. All lanes on the westbound side of I-70 were closed for about a half hour while a medevac helicopter landed and state police conducted an investigation, according to the Maryland State Highway Authority. The closure snarled traffic, affecting travel on I-70 and both sides of the beltway, according to the State Highway Administration. All …
Thursday, October 7, 2010
No one was injured in a Thursday morning bus accident.
A Mt. Hebron High School bus was involved in a minor accident this morning. According to the police, the accident involved bus 426 and was near Worthington Way. No one was injured, and the Mt. Hebron administration and Howard County Public Schools Transportation Office responded to the scene, according to officials at the school.