I-695 North Closed Early Friday Morning Due To Severe Crash

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TOWSON - According to officials, a person was injured in a significant crash on I-695 in Towson Friday morning.

According to the Baltimore County Fire Department, rescue workers responded around 5:40 a.m. to reports of a severe crash on the I-695 inner loop between exits 28 and 29.

Upon arriving at the scene, rescuers found one person trapped inside a vehicle. According to the Providence Volunteer Fire Company of Towson, crews used the jaws of life to extricate them, and they were transported to an area hospital.

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The crash closed all lanes of the I-695 inner loop this morning. They have since reopened.

Photos taken by the fire company appear to show that the car somehow left the roadway and struck a tree.

Officials have yet to release additional information, and the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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