From the Maryland State Police’s Bel Air Barrack:
Motor Vehicle Collision
Time: 11:34 a.m. CC No. 11-53-001194
Date: February 3, 2011
(Bel Air, MD): Troopers from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack responded to Maryland Route 1 Bypass at Vale Road, Bel Air, Md., regarding a single vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer. The vehicle involved was a 2003 Freightliner tractor trailer, operated by Thomas Wingrove, fifty-six years old of Landsdowne, Maryland.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the Freightliner was traveling southbound on Route 1 south of the Vale Road overpass. The Freightliner, for unknown reasons, crossed all northbound lanes of traffic and entered a wooded area. Wingrove sustained minor injuries from the collision and was transported by Maryland State Police Medi-vac to R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma where his condition is stable.
The ramp from Maryland Route 24 to the northbound Route 1 Bypass was closed for approximately 6 hours while troopers from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack investigated the collision.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation by Trooper Cornbrooks, of the Maryland State Police.