BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police temporarily shut down parts of I-83 after a fatal accident Tuesday morning at the E. 28th Street exit.
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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