Driver seriously injured in BW Parkway crash

A man is seriously injured after the vehicle he was driving veered off the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Greenbelt, Maryland, and crashed into a tree early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the single-vehicle crash off the southbound lanes of the parkway before Md. Route 193 at approximately 3:57 a.m. according to U.S. Park Police.

The man, who was the only person involved in the crash, was transported by helicopter to a hospital.

The crash had diverted the southbound lanes of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway onto Powder Mill Road for nearly four hours.

The WTOP Traffic Center reported traffic was moving southbound on the parkway again at 8:08 a.m.

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A map of the area is below.

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Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He is the co-creator, host and producer of the original WTOP podcast, “DMV Download.” The podcast debuted in 2022 and takes a weekly look at the biggest stories and ideas in D.C. region.

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