March 8, 2013
Westbound Interstate 70 was shut down between Exit 24 and Interstate 81 due to a single-vehicle accident, a Washington County 911 dispatcher said. Occupants of the vehicle were being checked for minor injuries, the dispatcher said. The accident occurred about 3:35 p.m. in the westbound lanes, the dispatcher said. At 4:15, traffic was backed up past the exit for Md. 65, according to motorist. I-70 was reopened at 4:30 p.m.
December 20, 2008
HANCOCK -- Maryland State Police were on the scene of two accidents involving five vehicles Saturday night near the Sideling Hill rest area of Interstate 68. A Washington County 911 dispatcher said the first accident was reported at 9:47 p.m. and that black ice conditions were reported in the area. Police said one of the accidents involved four vehicles and the other was a single-vehicle accident, all in the westbound lanes. No other information was available at 10:30 p.m., a trooper said.
February 7, 2013
A helicopter has been called to a single-vehicle accident that was reported at about 1 p.m. Thursday near Hancock, a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said. The supervisor said the accident occurred at the No. 1 exit from Interstate 70, which is where U.S. 522 and the highway intersect. One lane of U.S. 522 was been shut down to traffic. Further details were not immediately available.
June 3, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A tractor-trailer driver was run over by his own truck following an accident early Wednesday on Interstate 70, east of the U.S. 40 interchange, according to Maryland State Police. The accident was reported at 12:05 a.m., police said. Following the single-vehicle accident, the driver pulled onto the shoulder of the roadway and got out to inspect the air lines. The truck then rolled over him, police said. The unidentified driver was taken to Washington County Hospital for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.
June 16, 2013
A woman and two children were treated at Meritus Medical Center and released Sunday after a single-vehicle accident in the area of the ramp from eastbound U.S. 40 to northbound Interstate 81, west of Hagerstown, Maryland State Police said. The interstate ramp was closed for about 30 minutes due to the accident, which was reported at about 11:15 a.m. Sunday, emergency services officials said. - Julie E. Greene
November 8, 2005
A moped accident in Hagerstown left a youth dead Monday, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. Officers responded to a single-vehicle accident on Wilson Boulevard east of Summit Avenue around 3:15 p.m., according to a news release. Police said when officers arrived at the scene, they found a moped laid on its side. The driver had been thrown from the moped, police said. The driver was taken to Washington County Hospital and later pronounced dead from injuries received in the accident, police said.
August 20, 2012
Traffic is backed up in the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 north of Hagerstown while rescue workers respond to a single-vehicle accident, a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said. The supervisor said the accident was reported at about 12:30 p.m., near Exit 8 to Maugansville when a vehicle drove over a guardrail. Two people were injured in the accident, the supervisor said. Further details were not immediately available.
April 19, 2012
The Franklin County, Pa., coroner was called to the scene of a single-vehicle accident Thursday at the intersection of U.S. 11 and Rowe Road. An older man died of medical issues before the crash at the entrance to the Volvo Construction plant, according to Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner. The man was pronounced dead at 2:40 p.m., Conner said. Shippensburg, Pa., police are investigating the accident. At 4 p.m., Conner said he would not release the driver's name because his family had not yet been notified.
June 30, 2011
Traffic on Interstate 81 was disrupted for about an hour Thursday morning following a single-vehicle accident. The southbound lanes and one northbound lane of I-81 near Falling Waters, W.Va., were closed following the accident at about 8:35 a.m., a Berkeley County Emergency Services supervisor said. The accident occurred near the 21.5-mile marker, about halfway between the Falling Waters/Marlowe and Spring Mills exits. Traffic in both directions was flowing smoothly again by about 9:45 a.m. Further information was not immediately available.
May 5, 2013
Some natural gas leaked from a gas meter at the corner of West Washington Street and Burhans Boulevard in Hagerstown's West End after it was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon, according to Washington County Emergency Services. No injuries were reported from the single-vehicle accident, which occurred at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, a 911 supervisor said. Columbia Gas was called to fix the gas leak, the 911 supervisor said.