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Bay Bridge Re-Opens After Police Officer Hurt in Crash

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STEVENSVILLE, Md.- Authorities say two people - including a police officer - were injured in a crash near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on Thursday.

The accident happened around noon on US 50 eastbound near MD 8 (Exit 37) in Queen Anne's County on the Eastern Shore. Maryland Transportation Authority Police said that for an unknown reason, a car hit an MdTA police vehicle that was on the side of the roadway.

Both the MdTA officer and the driver of the other car were airlifted by medevac to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Both were listed in serious condition. There is no word yet on the names of either driver.

The crash resulted in major delays in both directions of US 50 around the Bay Bridge. All lanes were moving again by 3:30 p.m. but officials advised that delays continued several miles in both directions due to backups.

The crash remains under investigation.
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