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Crash Occurs at Rush Hour on Route 50

The three-car accident that occurred on Thursday resulted in one person being seriously injured, according to a fire department official.

Crash Occurs at Rush Hour on Route 50

An accident snarled traffic during rush hour on U.S. Route 50 westbound on Thursday.

At 5 p.m., an accident involving three cars on Route 50 near Maryland Route 450 stopped traffic while the Anne Arundel County Fire Department worked to free a motorist who was trapped in his vehicle, said Capt. James Rostek.

A man believed to be around 54 years old sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries, Rostek said. The man was taken to John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. The other two drivers were not injured, according to Rostek.

Around 7 p.m., the shoulder and left lane remained closed near the scene of the accident.

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