Two in critical condition following Glen Burnie crash

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that Mr. Robert Bladen was a passenger injured in the Nissan Xterra. ABC2 News regrets the error. 

 

Two vehicles and four victims are involved in a Monday morning crash in Glen Burnie. Neighbors are hit with deja vu. 

"We've heard the crash so many times.  Before we even see it, we know there's another accident," said Laura Scott, a neighbor. 

Anne Arundel County police say a Sebring and an Xterra crashed at Old Stage Road and Stewart Avenue in Glen Burnie.  Three victims were flown, one was taken by ambulance, to Shock Trauma.

Police say the driver of the Sebring, Justin Lanning of Odenton, is in critical condition.  A passenger in the Sebring, Robert Bladen from Glen Burnie, is also in critical condition.    

The driver of the Xterra, Audrey Foster, also of Glen Burnie, is stable.  
 
A fourth victim has not been identified pending notification of next of kin.      
 
The little grey car, it was like it was going to catch on fire because the steam everywhere.  So he ran out and fired the extinguisher," said Jenny Wieczorek, a neighbor.   

The front windshield of the grey car is smashed in.  While we wait on the exact details of the crash, neighbors are almost certain someone was speeding.

The road turns from industrial to residential, from 50 miles per hour to 25, in just a step on the pedal.  Laura Scott had a driver hit her home in a different crash. 

"He hit the curb across from us and basically launched himself through our yard, fence, car, basketball hoop and sheared off a corner of the house," said Scott.   

She's had enough and so she has talked to Councilman John Grasso.  There are speed bumps but now she's asking for a roundabout to slow drivers down around the homes and to feel comfortable allowing her kids outside. 

"This is really dangerous.  We're afraid our kids are going to get hit walking to school.  I don't let my children play in the backyard," said Scott.    

Monday afternoon, Councilman John Grasso told us if neighbors aren't satisfied with the speed bumps in the community to call the traffic division.  Laura Scott is rounding up some friends with the hope of making some noise and getting a roundabout at the entrance of her neighborhood.

Police says excessive speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.  

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