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67 vehicles and one tanker involved in a crash near Washington exit

67 vehicles and one tanker were involved in a crash near the exit of Washington Boulevard on I-95 North.

Sources said the tanker went off the bridge and fell down to the street below the bridge. At least two people were killed and dozens were injured in the icy pile-up; seven patients are being cared for at Shock Trauma, three of the patients are seriously injured. Devin Bartolotta a Reporter at CBSBaltimore put a video on her twitter account showing where the crash took place. You can watch it below:

Traffic was at a stand still for hours while crews assessed the situation. Emergency crews at the scene said at least 40 vehicles and one tanker were involved in the crash near the exit of Washington Boulevard on I-95 just before 5 a.m. Roads are now open, but the cleanup is still far from over. A video from WJN below gave reports about the incident and shows an interview with the witness Mavellous Amasiatu who took the incident on camera.

“It’s just… hearbreaking,” Mavellous Amasiatu the man who caught the incident on tape as it happened said.

“That was very, very traumatizing for me. Just able to shoot video and can’t reach out to help,” he says.

See the full video below from the man who caught the incident on tape:

Two people have died. One was the driver of the tractor-trailer. Semis, cars and trucks stretched for more than half a mile on 95 in the aftermath.

“It’s a miracle more people weren’t hurt or killed,” says Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management Director, Bob Maloney.

The University of Maryland Medical Center has reported they are caring for a total of 23 patients from this crash.

Michael Schwartzberg, Media Relations Director at Maryland Medical Center says 16 people are being treated in UMMC’s Emergency Department for a range of injuries including broken bones, cuts and bruises and lacerations.

He says seven patients are being cared for at Shock Trauma. Four are critical, two serious and one fair. The patients are being treated for injuries including head trauma and broken bones. The Maryland Department of Transportation says all lanes of I-95 in both directions are now open. The I-695 detour has also been lifted.

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