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11:11 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Talbot County School Bus In Ditch, No Injuries Reported

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A Talbot County school bus drove into a ditch this morning at around 7 a.m.

But authorities say no one was injured.

The Talbot County Public School District says that the driver swerved to avoid a tree branch in the road but the bus then slid into a ditch because of a soft shoulder.

WBOC reports that three students were taken to the Easton Memorial Hospital as a precautionary measure.

All parents were contacted and the scene was declared cleared by mid-morning.  

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11:43 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Route 13 Southbound Lanes Closed Due to Accident


The southbound lanes on Route 13 were closed this morning after a tractor-trailer truck flipped over on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Authorities set up a detour through the town of Tasley as units and personnel along with a hazardous materials unit arrived on the scene.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the southbound truck came to arrest on the driver’s side in the grassy median.

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11:23 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Westbound Left Lane Reopens on Bay Bridge (Update)

Chesapeake Bay Bridge
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The left lane of westbound span of the Bay Bridge has been reopened after a serious two-vehicle accident shutdown traffic.

The Maryland Transportation Authority reports there were injuries.

But motorists should still expect heavy traffic and authorities are recommending avoiding westbound US 50 at this time.

Motorists are advised to call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for current traffic conditions or on Twitter - TheMDTA.

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11:20 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Tractor-Trailor Uprighted, But Southbound US 301 Still Closed

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The Maryland State Highway Administration says its crews have up righted the tractor-trailer that turned over this morning and crashed into a telephone poll at around 5 a.m.

The incident took place at Route 301 and Maryland 544 in Crumpton.

The two southbound lanes are still closed along those roads but both northbound lanes are still open.

Police say the fallen power lines have also been clear off.

There are no reports of injuries.

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7:59 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Tractor-Trailer Crash Closes U.S. Route 301 Southbound

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An overturned tractor-trailer shut down the southbound US Route 301 at Maryland Route 544.

Maryland State Highway Administration says its crews have been sent the scene where the truck apparently struck a telephone pole at around 4.45 a.m.

There was detour set up taking westbound Maryland 291 to southbound MD 290 back.

No injuries have been reported from the crash.

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10:09 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Lawsuit Against Punkin Chunkin for Injuries Suffered by Lewes Resident

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - A Lewes resident who was injured while working at Delaware's popular Punkin Chunkin is suing festival organizers.

A complaint filed last week says Daniel Fair, who volunteered as a spotter at the 2011 festival, suffered spinal fractures after he was ejected from an all-terrain vehicle that hit a depression in the ground, then landed on top of him.

Fair is suing the Punkin Chunkin Association for negligence related to training and supervising spotters, safety measures, and conditions of the Punkin Chunkin field at Wheatley Farms in Bridgeville.

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8:56 am
Thu September 26, 2013

83-Year Old Woman Killed in Accident at Delaware Toll Plaza


DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say an 83-year-old woman was killed when her car slammed into the back of a truck stopped at a toll plaza on Delaware Route 1 in Dover.

It happened shortly before noon Wednesday. Troopers say Shirley J. Taylor of Wilmington was traveling southbound approaching the plaza. Police say she failed to stop for a 10-wheel rollback truck that was waiting behind another vehicle paying the toll.

Officers say Taylor's car hit the rear of the truck and rode underneath it.

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9:17 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Motorcyclist Killed on Capitol Trail

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say a motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Newark.

Troopers were called to the crash on Capitol Trail early Tuesday.

The collision reconstruction unit is on the scene and police are warning that Capitol Trail has been reopened . It had been closed in both directions between Delaplane Avenue and Polly Drummond Hill Road.

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10:43 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Vigil on Kent Island for Four Teens Lost in Accident

Tyler Elzey
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Hundreds of community members in Queen Anne’s County turned out for a vigil at the Kent Island High School last night to mourn the loss of four teenagers who died in an accident on Wednesday on Cox Neck Road.

One was Tyler Elzey who as a volunteer firefight in the same company that responded to the call.

Others included Cory Passagno, Michael John Ringenbach and Harrison Rhoades.

Katie Debries told WBOC that she self like she just saw them yesterday before the accident making it all feel unreal.

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