Regional Recap, June 10, 2011

| June 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Police Rule Out Man As Hit-And-Run Suspect.  Police have ruled out a man whom they identified in a hit-and-run collision in which an infant was abandoned in a car. Anne Arundel County police officers were called shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of 8th Avenue NW near Mary Wagner Lane in Glen Burnie. Police said the driver of a car that struck a minivan head-on was seen running from the crash. (Original story w/ update on EOA)

Child Killed, 5 Others Injured In Collision With Tree. Police in Anne Arundel County said a 3-year-old boy was killed and five teenagers were seriously injured in a crash involving a vehicle that hit a tree Wednesday. The crash happened at Ridge Road and Furnace Avenue in Hanover, south of Interstate 895 and east of Interstate 195, just after 8 p.m. Wednesday.All of the people in the car were taken to St. Agnes Hospital to be treated for serious, life-threatening injuries, and the 3-year-old later died, police said. The car’s other occupants were then taken to Shock Trauma. (Original story on EOA)

Man Killed In Anne Arundel  Single-Car CrashAnne Arundel County police said a man died early Thursday morning after he crashed his car.Police said Daniel Sohovich II, 23, of Edgewater, was killed around 3:30 a.m. when his car crashed along Polling House Road near Windsor Farm Road in Harwood.Investigators said Sohovich was driving east on the road when he lost control going around a turn, and the car flipped over a guardrail.

Organizers: Baltimore Grand Prix Will Rev Up Economy.  The city of Baltimore has invested millions of dollars and significant work to transform streets into a race course. Event organizers have promised that the reward will prove worth the investment.Organizers of the Baltimore Grand Prix have reported robust ticket sales and a growing list of sponsors less than three months ahead of the race.So far, the city has spent federal and state funding to prepare the race course. WBAL-TV 11 News reporter David Collins learned that the city set aside $7.75 million for road improvements needed to create and render the race course fit for travel speeds of 180 mph.

 

 

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