Monday, February 22, 2016
Accident at 50 & 424
Police are investigating a fatal crash Monday on an entrance ramp to Route 50 in Davidsonville, the fourth traffic death in Anne Arundel County since Saturday.
Police said troopers in the Glen Burnie Barracks were notified about 10:40 a.m. of a single-vehicle crash on the ramp from Davidsonville Road to eastbound Route 50.
State and county police arrived at the scene, where they spoke to witness who reported seeing a 2015 Lexus slowing on Davidsonville Road and then driving erratically. The Lexus took the ramp onto eastbound Route 50, struck a curb and then ran into a stationary barrier, police said.
The driver, who was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics, was not immediately identified. Police said it is not clear why the driver lost control, and the crash remains under investigation.Police shut down the ramp during the investigation, and traffic was diverted to other ramps.