Thursday, February 21, 2013
A school bus clipped a car while transporting 12 students to Elkridge Elementary on Thursday, school officials said.
A school bus on its way to Elkridge Elementary Thursday morning clipped a car at the intersection of Main Street and Levering Avenue around 8:55 a.m., according to Diane Mumford, the school's principal. Mumford wrote in a letter to parents that the 12 students on bus 497 were not injured. The assistant principal, Tony Esposito, went to the scene to make sure the students were safe and warm as police worked to document the accident, according to Mumford. After the officer completed a report, the students were taken to school on the same bus while another bus was sent to complete bus 497's route, Mumford wrote. "All our honeybuns are safe," wrote Mumford. "Thank Goodness!" Sign up for the Elkridge Patch newsletter here and follow us on …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Cpl. Craig Ream spotted the burning vehicle on his way into work and swung into action.
OUTSIDE BALTIMORE, MD -- A local police officer crawled under the hood of a burning car and squeezed himself through a small opening to pull a teenage woman from a wreck early Friday morning, according to police. The woman, Casey Marie Bellofatto, 18, of Sykesville, was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition, according to a police statement. Cpl. Craig Ream, an 11-year veteran of the Howard County police department, was on his way to work around 3 a.m. to serve a search warrant, when he happened upon the crash on Route 97 in Carroll County, said police. That's when he attempted to use a fire extinguisher to combat the blaze, but it had little effect, and so he decided to risk his own safety to …
Jeffrey Sinclair's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious condition.
The 18-year-old driver involved in a collision while leaving Mt. Hebron High School on Jan. 3 has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, according to Explore Howard. Jeffrey Sinclair, 18, of Ellicott City, was leaving a Mt. Hebron parking lot after school on Thursday, Jan. 3, with four passengers in a Honda Civic. Police say Sinclair drove onto Route 99 in front of a Mack truck. The other four passengers in the vehicle were not seriously injured. Police confirmed this week Sinclair had failed to stop at a stop sign before driving out in front of the truck. Investigators said it did not appear the truck was speeding. Related Articles