BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police temporarily shut down parts of I-83 after a fatal accident Tuesday morning at the E. 28th Street exit.
Officials say they got a call just after 10:30 a.m. for a multi-vehicle accident with a vehicle fire.READ MORE: CDC Announces Fully Vaccinated Americans Should Wear Masks Again Inside Public Spaces In Places With 'High Transmission'
Baltimore Fire reports one person has died and another went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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Fatal Accident I-83 Southbound. I-83 has been shut down from the Coldspring exit. Please choose an alternate route of travel.
— Baltimore Police (@BaltimorePolice) June 16, 2020
The roadway was shut down from the Coldspring exit, and Baltimore police had asked drivers to choose a different route.
People were seen trying to assist in getting someone, presumably the driver, out of the car.
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ATTENTION: Avoid I-83 south of Cold Spring. Truck fire at the median affecting traffic on both sides. I had nothing to offer that wasn’t already covered, but I’m praying that they got the driver out. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 @traffic_bmore @MarylandTraffic @JimWBALTraffic pic.twitter.com/eeIXlD6yuo
— Jamie Mason (@Jamie_Mason) June 16, 2020