Fatal Accidents

Trish Cunningham

Maryland Works To Lower Number Of Cycling Accidents

Hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths. That’s the tally of bicycle-car collisions during the past five years in Maryland.



Maryland Deals With Aftermath Of Sunday’s Freeze

Right now, many are dealing with the aftermath of a flash freeze that paralyzed parts of Maryland Sunday morning.


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5 Car Wrecks Leave 4 Dead In Harford County

Four people have died this weekend in car crashes on roadways in Harford County.



Devastating Trend: Highway Fatalities At All-Time High

A devastating trend. Highway fatalities across the nation are at an all-time high. That’s according to new federal numbers released this week.


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Traffic Heavy On I-695 After Fatal Accident

Traffic is still heavy on the Inner Loop of I-695 after a fatal accident involving a tractor trailer and a pickup truck.


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Study: Teen Drivers More Likely To Be In Fatal Accident With Other Teens In Car

There’s an alarming report about teens behind the wheel. It finds teen drivers are four times more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash if they’ve got other teens in their car.


Vada Schoon

New Technology Could Help Save Children’s Lives

When you put your car in reverse, a tragedy could be just behind your bumper. WJZ investigates the growing number of back-up accidents.


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Lawmakers Act To Improve Rt. 177 In Anne Arundel Co.

A dangerous stretch of road in Anne Arundel County has become the target of improvement by one state lawmaker.



Officials Hope To Make Ritchie Highway Safer For Pedestrians

From Brooklyn to Pasadena, Maryland is spending $300,000 to re-time lights, install countdown timers at crosswalks and improve sidewalks.


Ray Ray

Officials Work To Prevent Parents From Leaving Children In Cars

Each year, about 35 children die in the backseat of vehicles when their parent or caregiver is distracted to the point they forget to take their child to daycare.


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Officials Warn About Boating Safety After Rash Of Deadly Accidents

This is shaping up to be a deadly summer for boating accidents. Twelve people have died, three just this past weekend.