Passenger at Shock Trauma after Bosley Avenue Crash

The passenger had life-threatening injuries, according to Baltimore County police.

One person was taken to shock trauma with life-threatening injuries after a crash on Bosley Avenue in Towson Monday afternoon, the Baltimore County Police Department reported.

At 12:24 p.m., public safety officials responded to a crash on Bosley Avenue at Chesapeake Avenue, police said.

One person—a 36-year-old woman—was trapped in the right rear passenger seat and had to be rescued from the vehicle, police said.

Police said that preliminary investigation indicated that a Nissan Maxima headed northbound on Bosley Avenue in the right lane "at a high rate of speed" moved to the center lane to avoid a vehicle turning right.

At the same time, a Nissan Altima headed southbound on Bosley Avenue was turning left at a yellow light, police said, when the Maxima "locked its brakes, slid into the intersection and struck the Altima in the rear passenger side," police said.

The woman sitting in the right rear passenger seat of the Altima was not wearing a seatbelt and had to be extricated from the vehicle, police said. She was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with life-threatening injuries, according to the report.

The 62-year-old man driving the Altima and a 55-year-old woman in the front passenger seat were taken to Greater Baltimore Medical Center with injuries not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

The 24-year-old driver of the Nissan Maxima was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to the report.

Bosley Avenue was closed between Towsontown Boulevard and Chesapeake Avenue while police investigated. According to the Baltimore County Police Department, the incident is an active investigation and charges may be filed.


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