Seven hurt in fiery Linthicum crash
BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Seven people including an infant are being treated for injuries after a serious crash in Linthicum. The auto accident shortly after midnight Wednesday.
Around 12:20 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of an auto accident with a vehicle on fire and people trapped in the area of I-295 South and Winterson Road. Arriving firefighters located a two-vehicle accident, with one vehicle fully involved in fire. All occupants had escaped the vehicles before the arrival of firefighters.
Seven people were taken to area hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to serious, with none being considered life-threatening. A 39-year-old female along with a 15-year-old female and a 6-month old male patient were transported to John Hopkins Bayview Hospital. A 24-year-old man was transported to Saint Agnes Hospital. Two 14-year-old boys and an 11-year-old girl were taken to the Children's Center at John Hopkins Hospital. One of the 14-year-old patients was initially missing from the scene.
A Maryland State Police helicopter was used in a search to locate the juvenile. Just before 1 a.m. the staff at a hotel on Aero Drive called 9-1-1 to report an injured juvenile in the hotel lobby. The patient reported to responding paramedics that he was asleep and then woke up laying on the road. He walked to the hotel for assistance.
Paramedics at the hotel confirmed to responders at the scene on Route 295 that this was the missing patient and that all patients were now accounted for.
Firefighters and paramedics from Howard County and Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport assisted county firefighters with the incident.