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Collison on Interstate 70

April 4th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

(Hagerstown, MD) – 04-04-2013….Investigation revealed vehicle 1, a 1992 ford passenger car, was traveling e/b I-70 e/o Rt 522.  It appears that vehicle 1 struck the rear of a tractor-trailer / box truck type vehicle in the fast lane then veered across the center median into the w/b I-70 lanes.  The tractor-trailer / box truck continued e/b without stopping.  No further information was available for the tractor-trailer / box truck.  The 1992 ford came to final rest on the w/b right shoulder of I-70.  

Damage to the passenger side front end, hood, and windshield of the 1992 ford was consistent with striking the underside portion of a trailer or possibly a box truck.  The driver of vehicle 1, Nicole A Ellington (34 yr old w/f from Waynesboro, Pa) was flown from the scene to Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore.  The front seat passenger, Michael Anthony Bevelacqua (W/M/ 39) …address unk at this time…. was transported to Meritus Medical Center by ambulance.

Both occupants were transported from the scene with non-life threatening injuries.  The e/b and w/b lanes of I-70 were closed for approx. 30 minutes for the MSP helicopter.  Investigation continues.




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