By CBS Baltimore Staff

LAUREL, Md. (WJZ)– Multiple accidents shut down the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD-295) early Friday morning.

A tractor-trailer reportedly overturned in the area of Laurel between MD-197 and MD-198. One person died as a result of the crash

Later, another accident was reported northbound past MD-197.

A third accident was reported southbound between MD-197 and MD-198.

Traffic is being diverted on to MD-197.

People are encouraged to take alternative routes, including US-1 and I-95.

The southbound side of Baltimore-Washington Parkway was reopened, but the northbound side remained closed between MD-197 and MD-198 for longer. It has since reopened.


CBS Baltimore Staff


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