Crash Closed Roads at Joppa Intersection

Two state roads were closed temporarily during the Monday afternoon rush hour.

(Credit: Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company)
(Credit: Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company)
Drivers were advised to expect delays in a high-traffic part of Joppa during the Monday afternoon rush hour.

A crash occurred on Mountain Road (MD Route 152) at Philadelphia Road (MD Route 7) at approximately 4:15 p.m.

Minor injuries were reported but the roads remained closed at the crash site and drivers should avoid the area, Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company reported at 4:41 p.m.

By 6 p.m. the intersection was reportedly clear.

In response to concern regarding the location in general, Joppa-Magnolia said that it sent a letter to the Maryland State Highway Administration about safety at the intersection, and the agency was evaluating it.


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