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Lunchtime Crash with Fire and Serious Injuries in Pikesville

By MICHAEL SCHWARTZBERG, Senior Correspondent | October 22, 2020 | MARYLAND

Story No. 102220108

Pikesville, MD - Shortly before 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 22nd, Baltimore County Engine and Medic 2 from the Baltimore County Fire Department's Station 2 (Pikesville) were alerted for a motor vehicle collision with reported fire in the 1700 block of Reisterstown Road, near the Pomona Square shopping center. 

While units were enroute, the assignment was upgraded to Rescue Box 2-10 with reports of someone trapped in a vehicle. Battalion Chief 2 and Station 2 units arrived on the scene of a collision between a Chevrolet SUV and an Audi sedan, with fire in the engine compartment of the Audi. Firefighters confirmed no one was trapped, and requested a second medic unit. 

Crews from Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company Squad 322 assisted with extinguishing the fire and patient care. EMS transported two victims to area hospitals, one with serious injuries. 

Southbound lanes of Reisterstown Road between the Beltway and Naylors Lane were closed for several hours while the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team investigated the collision.  

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.