BALTIMORE (WJZ) — All lanes of I-95 northbound were shut down near Exit 67/MD 43 Thursday afternoon after one person was killed in an accident involving a tractor-trailer, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
Around 12:33 p.m., Maryland State Police say a tow truck, for unknown reasons, veered into lane 4 of I-95 north and struck a tractor-trailer that was parked on the right shoulder of the highway.
The driver of the tow truck was pinned under the tractor-trailer while the passenger was ejected from the vehicle.
The driver of the disabled tractor-trailer was asleep in the sleeping area at the time of the collision.
The driver of the tow truck was flown to Shock Trauma where he later died.
The passenger of the tow truck was transported by ambulance to Bay View Medical Center to be treated for his injuries. The occupant of the tractor trailer was not injured.
For a short time, the southbound lanes were also closed so a Medivac helicopter could land.
One right lane of the northbound lanes was reopened shortly before 2 p.m.
Sky Eye Chopper 13 was above the scene around 1:30 p.m.