2 airlifted, third taken by ambulance after serious Harford County crash

JOPPA, Md. - Two people were airlifted after a serious crash in Joppa during the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Shortly after midnight, emergency personnel with the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company were called to the scene of an accident on Maryland Route 7, or Philadelphia Road, in Joppa, according to a release from the fire company.

Firefighters and EMS found one car with damage to all sides in the area between Bulls Lane and Joppa Farm Road, fire officials said.

Two adults suffering serious injuries were found near the car, but one of the car’s occupants said a third man had been in the car. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to search the woods near the crash to find the third patient.

He was ultimately found in the woods about 200 feet west of the crash, fire officials said. One man was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Trauma Center for treatment. He was listed in serious condition early Wednesday morning.

A second man and a woman were taken by separate Medevac helicopters to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment. Both were listed in critical condition early Wednesday.

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