Currently crews from company 11 and surrounding departments are operating on a major incident on RT 340 in the area of Rt 67. Currently Rt 340 East Bound is shut down and West Bound has 1 lane open, PLEASE USE CAUTION in the area.
Numerous injuries reported and 1 Fatality from a 2 vehicle accident.
* Update :
East Bound Route 340 is and will be shut down for a few hours for accident investigation and reconstruction. 2 Patients have been transported by Ambulance/Medic Unit to local hospital, 1 Patient had been transported by Maryland State Police Medivac (Trooper 3), and unfortunately there has been 1 Fatality on scene.
A second patient has passed away at a local hospital due to injuries from this accident. Traffic on RT 340 Eastbound is still closed, USE EXTREME CAUTION in this area for continued Police Activity.