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BREAKINGNEWS
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.
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NEWS
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.
BREAKINGNEWS
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
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
BREAKINGNEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
BREAKINGNEWS
April 22, 2012
The slow lane of U.S. 340 east, just inside the Washington County line near mile marker 2, was closed for almost three hours Sunday due to a single-vehicle accident, authorities said. One person was taken to Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, authorities said. The accident was reported at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, according to Washington County Emergency Services. Maryland State Police responded to the accident. - Julie E. Greene
NEWS
February 5, 2013
Southbound Interstate 81 was closed Tuesday morning following a single-vehicle accident on the bridge over the Potomac River, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police were responding to the accident at 7:48 a.m. Tuesday. Earlier, a tractor-trailer accident caused the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 81 to Exit 2 (Virginia Avenue/U.S. 11) near Williamsport to be closed, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police responded to that accident at 6:16 a.m. Tuesday. 
NEWS
November 25, 2006
WINCHESTER, Va. - A former Hagerstown woman was killed Thanksgiving Day in a single-vehicle accident on U.S. 522 south near Va. 127, Virginia State Police said Friday. Sandra Lee "Sandy" Johnston, 39, of Bloomery, W.Va., died in the accident, which occurred Thursday at 12:45 p.m., according to a dispatcher at the regional state police communications headquarters in Culpeper, Va. Johnston was a 1985 graduate of Smithsburg High School, and was the daughter of Richard and Etta Houser Johnston.
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