PIKESVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police troopers helped hundreds of motorists as the latest winter weather system took aim at the state.
Between 10 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Thursday, troopers responded to 23 unattended or disabled vehicles and answered 282 calls for service.READ MORE: MVA's Bus Driver Day To Streamline Process For Applicants To Get Commercial License
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From 10p Thurs to 6a Fri, @mdsp responded to 34 crashes and 23 unattended/disabled vehicles and answered 282 calls for service. All counties except Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester have snow emergency plans in effect. Follow https://t.co/jxqlSYD4wc for updated road conditions.
— MD State Police (@MDSP) February 19, 2021
That’s in addition to the 158 crashes they responded to Thursday between 4 a.m. to noon. They also responded to 93 calls for disabled or unattended vehicles.
In total, between 6 a.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday, troopers responded to 383 crashes and 1,277 calls for service, a state police spokesperson said Friday morning.
One of those crashes involved a Montgomery County police cruiser. A county fire department spokesperson tweeted the unoccupied vehicle was blocking the scene of a previous crash on a ramp from the inner loop of Interstate 495 to Route 355 when another vehicle hit the cruiser and tow truck. No serious injuries were reported.
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