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State police say crash in Maryland injures 9 prisoners

November 25, 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in Baltimore County that left nine prisoners injured.

Police said in a news release that the prisoners were being transported in a van by a private transportation company. The van was on Interstate 95 when it was rear ended by a passenger vehicle around 8 a.m. Monday.

Police say the prisoners were taken to two Baltimore hospitals, where they remained under police watch. The news release did not describe the severity of their injuries. It says the two correctional officers in the van were not hurt.

The driver of the passenger vehicle wasn’t immediately identified.