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I-70 Collision Injures 2

October 31st, 2014 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Police, Hagerstown Barrack, is currently investigating a personal injury motor vehicle collision that occurred on eastbound I-70 at St. Paul Road.  The collision occurred at approximately 2:17 a.m. 

A box truck was traveling eastbound on I-70 when for unknown reasons ran off the right side of the roadway, down an embankment and head on into a tree. The operator, a 29 year old Beltsville, MD man was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with non life threatening imjuries. The passenger, a 26 year old female also from Beltsville, was taken by ambulance to Meritus Medical, also with non life threatening injuries.

This collision caused both east bound lanes of I-70 to be closed for approximately four and a half hours. The lane closure is still in effect at the time of this press release.

The collision is still under investigation at this time.

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