Leesburg Pike Reopens Following Fatal Crash In Fairfax County Intersection Leesburg Pike Reopens Following Fatal Crash In Fairfax County Intersection
Leesburg Pike Reopens Following Fatal Crash In Fairfax County Intersection A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a driver near a busy intersection in Fairfax County on Saturday morning, police say. Officers were called before 5 a.m. on July 20 to the area of Leesburg Pike and Downey Drive in Great Falls, where a woman was hit by a car, which remained at the scene.  The woman was evaluated and treated at the scene before first responders pronounced her dead. Following the crash, Leesburg Pike was shut down for hours in the area while detectives investigated. All lanes reopened at around 9 a.m, on Saturday. The incident remains under investigation. W…
Silver Spring Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Hit-Run In Takoma Park Silver Spring Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Hit-Run In Takoma Park
Silver Spring Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Hit-Run In Takoma Park A 34-year-old hit-and-run driver who killed a man in Montgomery County last month has been arrested and charged, police say. Takoma Park resident Candido Noe Rojas Rojas, 42, was fatally struck shortly after 1:15 a.m. on June 3 in the 1100 block of University Boulevard. On Friday, authorities announced that Silver Spring resident Efrain Diaz Romero has been arrested after being identified as the driver.  Officers found Rojas Rojas in the roadway suffering from head trauma on the night of the crash. He was rushed to an area hospital, where he later died from his injuries. …
Motorized Hospital Bed To Blame For Fatal Montgomery County House Fire, Investigators Say Motorized Hospital Bed To Blame For Fatal Montgomery County House Fire, Investigators Say
Motorized Hospital Bed To Blame For Fatal Montgomery County House Fire, Investigators Say A person who had to be rescued from a burning home on Friday morning in Montgomery County died after a fire broke out inside a bedroom, officials say. First responders were called at around 10:15 a.m. on July 19 to the 11400 block of Neelsville Church Road near Shakespeare Boulevard in Germantown, where there was a reported house fire with a person trapped inside. Part 2 of 2 - Aerial video at 11400 Neelsville Church Rd. near Shakespeare Boulevard, Germantown, housefire, report of person trapped. @mcfrsPIO @TheMoCoShow @ModeratelyMoco @CordellTraffic @HHFireProds @ArmisteadIsaac @mc…
Resident Rescued From Germantown House Fire Critically Injured, Officials Say Resident Rescued From Germantown House Fire Critically Injured, Officials Say
Resident Rescued From Germantown House Fire Critically Injured, Officials Say One person had to be rescued from a burning home on Friday morning in Montgomery County when a fire broke out inside a bedroom, officials say. First responders were called at around 10:15 a.m. on July 19 to the 11400 block of Neelsville Church Road near Shakespeare Boulevard in Germantown, where there was a reported house fire with a person trapped inside. Part 2 of 2 - Aerial video at 11400 Neelsville Church Rd. near Shakespeare Boulevard, Germantown, housefire, report of person trapped. @mcfrsPIO @TheMoCoShow @ModeratelyMoco @CordellTraffic @HHFireProds @ArmisteadIsaac @mcfrs @DCNewsLi…
Route 50 Temporarily Closed In Fairfax County Due To Gas Leak Route 50 Temporarily Closed In Fairfax County Due To Gas Leak
Route 50 Temporarily Closed In Fairfax County Due To Gas Leak Some commuters were delayed on Thursday afternoon when crews were called to a reported gas leak on Route 50 in Fairfax County. At approximately 4 p.m. on July 18, crews were called to the intersection of Route 50 and Stringfellow Road in Chantilly, where a gas line was struck, officials say. #FCFRD units are on scene of a gas leak at the intersection of Route 50 and Stringfellow Road in Chantilly. A gas line was struck. Crews will be on scene for an extended period of time. Route 50 is closed in both directions at Stringfellow Road. Please seek alternative routes. pic.twitter.com/1q81Rc3…
Car Hit By Falling Tree On I-476 In Delco: Police Car Hit By Falling Tree On I-476 In Delco: Police
Car Hit By Falling Tree On I-476 In Delco: Police A tree fell on a car on Interstate 476, sending one person to the hospital on Thursday morning, July 18, according to state police.  The driver of a Toyota Rav4 was seriously injured, troopers said. Two other cars were struck by debris but no one inside them was injured, authorities added.  I-476 between Route 3 (Marple) and Route 30 (Radnor) was down to one lane of travel as of 12:30 p.m., state police said.  
New Update: Two-Way Traffic Restored On Tarrytown H-Bridge After Emergency Closure New Update: Two-Way Traffic Restored On Tarrytown H-Bridge After Emergency Closure
New Update: Two-Way Traffic Restored On Tarrytown H-Bridge After Emergency Closure Although two-way traffic on a busy bridge in Westchester has been restored following an emergency closure prompted by a failed inspection, a ramp leading to the structure remains blocked off.  Motorists are now able to travel in both directions on the "H-Bridge" in Tarrytown, which carries Railroad Avenue over Metro-North tracks, village officials announced.  Earlier Report - Failed Inspection Closes Part Of Tarrytown's H-Bridge The bridge's eastbound lane was originally closed on Monday, July 15 after a failed inspection of the northeast portion of the structure. …
Roadwork To Begin In Montgomery County, Officials Say Roadwork To Begin In Montgomery County, Officials Say
Roadwork To Begin In Montgomery County, Officials Say Drivers are advised to expect possible delays as roadwork begins in Lower Gwynedd this week.  Crews will be at work at the intersection of Bethlehem Pike, Sumneytown Pike, and Norristown Road near Spring House Tavern, according to township police.  Work will begin on Wednesday, July 17, and continue through Friday, July 19, officials said. Crews will work from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and then again from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The project will include roadway milling, paving, and temporary line striping, they added. 
'Serious Accident' Closes Intersection On Bucks-Montco Line 'Serious Accident' Closes Intersection On Bucks-Montco Line
'Serious Accident' Closes Intersection On Bucks-Montco Line Drivers are asked to avoid the scene of a crash in Montgomery Township on Tuesday, July 16.  A "serious accident" happened near  Lower State Road and County Line Road, Warrington Township Emergency Services said Tuesday morning. The area will be shut down for several hours while crews work the scene, they added.  Montgomery Township Fire Department and EMS services were called to the scene.  Squad 18 and our Fire Police Unit is on the scene of an accident in Montgomery Township, PA. One Department. One Mission. #wearemontgomerytwp Montgomery Township Community an…
Crash With Injuries Closes Garden State Parkway Exit In Egg Harbor Township: Police Crash With Injuries Closes Garden State Parkway Exit In Egg Harbor Township: Police
Crash With Injuries Closes Garden State Parkway Exit In Egg Harbor Township: Police An exit on the Garden State Parkway in Atlantic County was closed due to a crash near the interchange, authorities said. Egg Harbor Township police responded to the crash at the traffic lights for the intersection of Fire Road and the parkway exit ramps on Tuesday, July 16, the department said in a Facebook post. The state Department of Transportation reported the crash near the northbound exit ramp at 11:56 a.m. EXIT 36 from/to the GSP is closed at this time due to a motor vehicle crash with injuries at the traffic signal on Fire Road. Please use a different exit. Avoid the area. …
Failed Inspection Causes Emergency Closure On Busy Bridge In Tarrytown Failed Inspection Causes Emergency Closure On Busy Bridge In Tarrytown
Failed Inspection Causes Emergency Closure On Busy Bridge In Tarrytown Part of a busy bridge in Westchester is closed to traffic as crews make emergency repairs following a failed inspection, officials announced.  New, updated report - New Update: Two-Way Traffic Restored On Tarrytown H-Bridge After Emergency Closure The northeast ramp of the "H-Bridge" in Tarrytown, which carries Railroad Avenue over Metro-North tracks, is closed to traffic, village officials announced on Monday, July 15.  The emergency closure was prompted by a failed inspection of the northeast portion of the bridge. The bridge's span must now be reduced to one direction to …
1K+ Gallons Of Milk Spills From Tanker In Central PA Rollover Crash: FD 1K+ Gallons Of Milk Spills From Tanker In Central PA Rollover Crash: FD
1K+ Gallons Of Milk Spills From Tanker In Central PA Rollover Crash: FD A tanker truck carrying milk overturned in Quarryville on Monday, July 15, authorities explained.  The crash happened in the 1100 block of May Post Office Road near Springville Road in Eden Township around 4 p.m., dispatchers and the Quarryville Fire Department explained.  The tanker was carrying 1,000 gallons of milk when it overturned, QFD officials said. May Post Office Road is closed between Springville and Stony Hill roads.  There are detours set up, the QFD concluded. 
Driver Busted With Heroin, Mushrooms, Ecstasy During Stop In Baltimore: State Police Driver Busted With Heroin, Mushrooms, Ecstasy During Stop In Baltimore: State Police
Driver Busted With Heroin, Mushrooms, Ecstasy During Stop In Baltimore: State Police A traffic stop in Maryland for a suspected DUI driver led to the recovery of a host of drugs from a Baltimore man who was subsequently arrested, state police say. City resident Dwayne Purdie, Jr., 31, was arrested during an early morning traffic stop on July 14 after being spotted by troopers driving questionably, according to authorities.  Shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, Purdie was stopped in a Honda Accord that was heading east on the Inner Loop of I-695 near Green Spring Avenue in Timonium for the suspected DUI.  Police say that during the stop, troopers were tipped off th…
Passenger Dies Day After T-Bone Crash In Fairfax County, Police Say (UPDATED) Passenger Dies Day After T-Bone Crash In Fairfax County, Police Say (UPDATED)
Passenger Dies Day After T-Bone Crash In Fairfax County, Police Say (Updated) New details have been released by the Fairfax County Police Department after a 22-year-old Manassas man died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash in Clifton on Saturday morning. Jack Gumm has been identified by investigators as the passenger in a Honda that was involved in the crash on July 13 in the area of Old Yates Ford Road and Henderson Road and died at the hospital on Sunday. At around 10 a.m. on Saturday, officers were called to investigate a crash involving a 2003 Honda Accord and 2019 Volkswagen Atlas that resulted in Gumm's death and sent two others to the hospital …
Stretch Of North Salem Roadway To Be Closed For Months Stretch Of North Salem Roadway To Be Closed For Months
Stretch Of North Salem Roadway To Be Closed For Months A monthslong closure has been announced for a stretch of a roadway in Northern Westchester County. The New York State Department of Transportation advised motorists that Route 116 in North Salem will be closed to traffic between Baxter Road/Keeler Road and Titicus Road/Peach Lake Road. The closure will be from Monday, July 15, through Monday, Sept.16, to facilitate a culvert replacement.  Motorists should follow the posted detour as an alternate.
Part Of Busy Putnam County Roadway To Close For Months: Here's Where Part Of Busy Putnam County Roadway To Close For Months: Here's Where
Part Of Busy Putnam County Roadway To Close For Months: Here's Where Part of a well-traveled Hudson Valley road near its intersection with a busy highway will close for several weeks as crews replace a culvert, officials announced.  Beginning on Monday, July 15, part of Route 311 in the Putnam County town of Patterson will close between the Interstate 84 Exit 61 on and off ramps and Ludingtonville Road (Route 43), according to the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services. The closure is estimated to last at least eight to 10 weeks if not longer, officials said.  Signs in the area will direct motorists to a detour using Route 52 to and …
Two Hospitalized In Multi-Vehicle Fairfax County Crash; Roads Closed (DEVELOPING) Two Hospitalized In Multi-Vehicle Fairfax County Crash; Roads Closed (DEVELOPING)
Two Hospitalized In Multi-Vehicle Fairfax County Crash; Roads Closed (Developing) A two-vehicle crash shut down a pair of roads in Fairfax County and left a man with life-threatening injuries in Clifton on Saturday morning, according to police. Henderson Road and Old Yates Ford Road will be closed for "an extended period" following the reported crash before noon on July 13. A driver and passenger were taken to the hospital for evaluation, the latter of which were described as life-threatening. Henderson Road and Old Yates Ford Road will remain closed for an extended period. Please use an alternate route. #FCPD (2/2) — Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) July 13,…
Traffic Light To Replace 'Confusing' Blinking Signal At Greenburgh Intersection Near School Traffic Light To Replace 'Confusing' Blinking Signal At Greenburgh Intersection Near School
Traffic Light To Replace 'Confusing' Blinking Signal At Greenburgh Intersection Near School A new traffic light has been approved to increase safety at a busy Westchester intersection that countless parents and students cross on their way to school.  The new traffic signal will replace a "confusing" blinking light at the intersection of Ardsley Road and Fort Hill Road in Greenburgh, which many people cross while on their way to the nearby Greenville Elementary School, Town Supervisor Paul Feiner said on Thursday, July 11.  "Cars stopping at one of four locations don’t always know when to allow motorists at the other corners to proceed," Feiner explained, adding, "I have …
Truck Fire On MD-295 Blocks Several Lanes Before Afternoon Commute In Anne Arundel County Truck Fire On MD-295 Blocks Several Lanes Before Afternoon Commute In Anne Arundel County
Truck Fire On MD-295 Blocks Several Lanes Before Afternoon Commute In Anne Arundel County It was a rough afternoon commute on Friday for some motorists on MD-295 who were delayed for miles by a truck that caught fire in Anne Arundel County. Some southbound lanes on the parkway were shut down near MD-100 while crews battled the truck fire and investigated the incident. Truck Fire. MD-295 SB (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) past MD-100. Anne Arundel County, MD. 2 right lanes and the right transition lane are blocked, the left shoulder gets by. Delays are approximately 3 miles. — MATOC Alerts (@MATOC) July 12, 2024 According to officials, as of 4:45 p.m. onJuly 12, righthand lan…
Crash With Injuries Jams I-80 (DEVELOPING) Crash With Injuries Jams I-80 (DEVELOPING)
Crash With Injuries Jams I-80 (Developing) A crash with injuries was jamming up traffic on Interstate 80 in Morris County, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 3:40 p.m. on Friday, July 12, according to the NJDOT. The crash involved a vehicle off the roadway along I-80 eastbound west of Exit 30 (Howard Boulevard) in Mount Arlington, the NJDOT said. Check back for updates. 
Work Begins On $17M Resurfacing Project On Route 100 Between Yonkers, White Plains Work Begins On $17M Resurfacing Project On Route 100 Between Yonkers, White Plains
Work Begins On $17M Resurfacing Project On Route 100 Between Yonkers, White Plains Two major resurfacing projects on busy Westchester roadways have commenced, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced.  The infrastructure work, consisting of a $17 million project along Route 100 (Central Avenue) and a $16 million project on Route 9A (Briarcliff-Peekskill Parkway), has officially begun, Hochul announced on Thursday, July 11.  The following stretches of both roads will be resurfaced as part of the projects: A 4.5-mile section of Route 100 from Underhill Avenue in Yonkers to the White Plains line; A 7.1-mile section of Route 9A from Route 133 in Ossining to Maiden Lan…
Crash Jams Route 1 In Edison Crash Jams Route 1 In Edison
Crash Jams Route 1 In Edison A crash took down two lanes of Route 1in Edison during evening rush hour Thursday, July 11. It happened in the northbound lanes just south of Lafayette Avenue.  As of 7 p.m., a fire engine and police cars were in the right two lanes of the roadway.
Vehicle Fire Shuts Down Lanes, Backs Up Traffic For Six Miles On I-66: VDOT Vehicle Fire Shuts Down Lanes, Backs Up Traffic For Six Miles On I-66: VDOT
Vehicle Fire Shuts Down Lanes, Backs Up Traffic For Six Miles On I-66: VDOT A vehicle fire on I-66 in Virginia shut down the westbound lanes of the interstate, leading to traffic being backed up for miles. First responders were called to the Warren-Fauquier County line at around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, where there was a reported fire that left all lanes closed. Traffic alert UPDATE, I-66 at #Warren/#Fauquier Co line: Left WB lane open, right lane still closed. 6 mi backup reported, expect major delays.@WTOPtraffic @VaDOTStaunton @VaDOTNOVA @VaDOT @VSPPIO @FCDEM @Fauquiertimes @FauquierSheriff @fauquiernow https://t.co/vQr3hjN3lx — VDOT Culpeper (@VaDOT…
Dump Truck Driver Strikes I-95 Sign In Virginia, Sends Debris Flying Across Roadway: VSP Dump Truck Driver Strikes I-95 Sign In Virginia, Sends Debris Flying Across Roadway: VSP
Dump Truck Driver Strikes I-95 Sign In Virginia, Sends Debris Flying Across Roadway: VSP Crews are working to repair a sign on I-95 in Fairfax County after a dump truck struck it, causing significant damage, and backing up traffic for miles, according to Virginia State Police. Shortly after 12:15 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, troopers were called to investigate reports of debris on the interstate south of Route 289 in Fairfax County.  #VSP is looking for tips on the dump truck that struck the overhead sign I-95 NB near 168 mm in Fairfax Co. around noon 7/11/24 & then drove off. Plz call 804-750-8798 or email questions@vsp.virginia.gov. @VaDOTNOVA is working to fix the…
Section Of Route 121/116 In North Salem To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where Section Of Route 121/116 In North Salem To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where
Section Of Route 121/116 In North Salem To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where Part of a well-traveled route in Northern Westchester will soon close to traffic for a month as construction crews replace a blocked culvert.  The stretch of Route 116/121 between Baxter Road and the intersection of Route 121 (Peach Lake Road) and Route 116 (Titicus Road) will be closed for several weeks for culvert replacement by the New York State Department of Transportation. Warren Lucas The work to begin clearing the culvert began on Monday, July 8. However, the closure will not begin until later in the week or the next week depending on the track of Hurricane Beryl, Lucas …
Tractor-Trailer Flips, Blocks NJ Turnpike (DEVELOPING) Tractor-Trailer Flips, Blocks NJ Turnpike (DEVELOPING)
Tractor-Trailer Flips, Blocks NJ Turnpike (Developing) A tractor-trailer flipped blocking the New Jersey Turnpike in Central Jersey, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, July 11 on the outer roadway northbound at the entrance ramp to Interchange 9 (Route 18) in East Brunswick Township, according to the NJDOT. Check back for updates.
State Agency Director ID'd As Driver, 55, Killed In Route 130 Crash In Hamilton State Agency Director ID'd As Driver, 55, Killed In Route 130 Crash In Hamilton
State Agency Director ID'd As Driver, 55, Killed In Route 130 Crash In Hamilton The driver killed in an early-morning crash Wednesday, July 10 on Route 130 in Hamilton has been identified as the director of the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation (SCI). The agency identified its executive director Chadd W. Lackey as the 55-year-old Voorhees driver who died in the Hamilton crash. Police in their initial report said the crash was caused by a 51-year-old Bordentown woman who allegedly ran a red light at Klockner Road and struck a 2020 Ford Edge SUV heading east around 6 a.m.  Lackey's 44-year-old passenger from Hamilton was left critical. “We are deva…
Texas Longhorn Bull Loose On I-83: PennDOT Texas Longhorn Bull Loose On I-83: PennDOT
Texas Longhorn Bull Loose On I-83: PennDOT A bull was "running amok" on Interstate 83, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler announced on Wednesday afternoon.  The Texas Longhorn bull got loose near Exit 36 to Fishing Creek, according to Schreffler.  The bull was "quick and [had] been evading capture on the ramps, in the gore area, and on the other side by the car wash," Schreffler explained.  There was traffic disruption, not a closure as of 3:20 p.m. on July 10.  There was no word on how long it would take to wrangle the bull, but around 4:15 p.m. some men with lassos caught…
Rt 11 Reopens After Fatal Tanker Truck Crash: PennDOT Rt 11 Reopens After Fatal Tanker Truck Crash: PennDOT
Rt 11 Reopens After Fatal Tanker Truck Crash: PennDOT A coroner was called to the scene of a crash on Route 11 on Wednesday morning, according to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler.  The crash is believed to have been between a tanker truck and a passenger vehicle, Schreffler explained. It happened between Schoolhouse and Cove roads at around 11:30 a.m. on July 10. It is unclear "which vehicle had the fatality," Schreffler said.  The area affected by the closure was between Maryville and Duncannon. The roadway reopened around 2:30 p.m., according to PennDOT's 511PA and Schreffler.…
Overturned Tractor-Trailer Results In Hours-Long Lane Closures On I-270 Overturned Tractor-Trailer Results In Hours-Long Lane Closures On I-270
Overturned Tractor-Trailer Results In Hours-Long Lane Closures On I-270 Hours after a tractor-trailer crashed on the side of I-270 in Montgomery County, a lane remains blocked as crews continue to investigate and clear the scene. One person was injured early on Wednesday morning when the truck ran off the road and crashed in a tricky spot, creating difficulties for first responders and crews attempting to clear the scene. The crash was reported at approximately 2 a.m. on July 10 in the area of Democracy Boulevard, resulting in the overturned tractor-trailer and HazMat situation due to leaking fuel, leading to lane closures in the area. Twitter/@mcfrsPIO The …
Driver Killed, Passenger Critical After Another Car Ran Red Light On Route 130: Police (UPDATE) Driver Killed, Passenger Critical After Another Car Ran Red Light On Route 130: Police (UPDATE)
Driver Killed, Passenger Critical After Another Car Ran Red Light On Route 130: Police (Update) Police have released details in a crash that happened on Route 130 in Hamilton early Wednesday, July 10. A 55-year-old man from Voorhees was killed and his 44-year-old passenger from Hamilton was left critical when they were struck by car that had ran a red light around 6 a.m., authorities said. Their names had not been released as of press time. UPDATE: State Agency Director Chadd Lackey ID'd As Driver Killed By Driver Running Red Light On Route 130 The car that ran the red was operated by a 51-year-old woman from Bordentown who was heading south on Route 130 near Kloc…