Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Because it was not serious, police say they are investigating the accident at the precinct level.
A Maryland Transit Administration bus was involved in a traffic accident Wednesday morning. According to Baltimore County Police Department spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove, the accident occurred at 11:19 a.m. at the intersection of Old Court Road and Al Hannah Circle in Randallstown. "Like" Pikesville Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign-up for instant updates in e-mail through our newsletters. Because it was not serious, the investigation is being handled by the Pikesville precinct, not by the police Crash Team, she said. Information about the nature of the crash and the number of people involved—likely four or more—was not immediately available, she said.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Sen. Ben Cardin announced a presidential declaration that gives Maryland federal aid and Gov. Martin O’Malley urged Maryland citizens to stay off the roads Monday at a press conference at MEMA.
President Barack Obama signed a pre-landfall state of emergency declaration for Maryland. The declaration provides federal resources from FEMA and Health and Human Services to state aid, Sen. Ben Cardin announced at a press conference at Maryland Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Reisterstown Sunday night. “Federal partners are here at your request,” he said. Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are working alongside state agencies at MEMA’s emergency operations center, which is fully staffed in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. Federal employees from Mississippi, Texas, South Carolina, Indiana and Kansas have come to Maryland’s aid, Cardin said. Military …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
At 3:17 p.m. Thursday, he was walking on the tracks and struck by an oncoming train.
A unidentified man was killed by a Metro Subway train Thursday while he walked along the tracks, and Maryland Transit Administration is investigating. He was pronounced dead at the scene, near the West Coldspring Station, according to a news release from the MTA. The accident will affect travel this afternoon and through the evening, including at stations near Pikesville: So far, the MTA reports that he may have "entered the tracks at the West Cold Spring Metro Station and began walking westbound on the eastbound tracks when he was struck by a train travelling in the eastbound direction," it states. He was struck at 3:17 p.m. and passengers were evacuated. There were no other injuries reported, the release states. MTA Metro Subway service …
Friday, August 17, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases were a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Two men were arrested Tuesday for beating a bus driver who had reprimanded them. Keyjuan Kenneth Branch, 19, and Johnathan Michael Watkins, 20, were charged with first-degree assault in the incident that occurred on an Maryland Transit Administration bus, according to a police report. Between 6:55-7 p.m. Tuesday, the 43-year-old male driver was operating the bus on Milford Mill Road and Liberty Road in Milford Mill, when he reportedly asked the men to stop ringing the buzzer. In response, when the bus was stopped, the two allegedly punched and kicked the driver in the head and face, and ran. According to the report, police found Branch hiding in a dumpster in the 8000 block of Woodgate Court. Police captured Watkins at Peach Bottom Lane …