FirePix1075 | Tractor Trailer MVC and HazMat On Baltimore Beltway 1/8/13

Created 8-Jan-13
Modified 8-Jan-13
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Shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, Baltimore County, MD firefighters were called to the scene of a crash involving a tractor trailer on the Inner Loop (eastbound) of Interstate 695 in the areas of Exit 27 (Dulaney Valley Road) in Towson. Units from Station 1 arrived and reported an 18-wheeler was involved in a crash with several passenger vehicle, and the tractor trailer had jumped across the concrete highway divider and ended up in the westbound Outer Loop travel lanes of Interstate 695. Firefighters also reported a significant amount of diesel fuel was spilled on the highway and requested BCoFD HazMat 114 and the Maryland Department of the Environment Emergency Response Team. Both directions of I-695 were closed for accident cleanup for several hours. BCoMedic 1 and Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company Medic 475 transported 1 patient each to area hospitals. Also responding were Maryland State Police and Maryland State Highway Administration CHART units.

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