UPDATE: Route 2 Accident To Cause Major Delays
South county precinct dispatcher confirmed there was an entrapment at the scene of the accident.
UPDATE (5 p.m.)—Firefighters pulled a 60-year-old man from his car on southbound Maryland Route 2 after a car accident that closed the road Tuesday afternoon, according to Anne Arundel County Fire Department Capt. James Rostek.
"Upon extrication, [the man] was in cardiac arrest," Rostek said.
Firefighters and paramedics responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident on Route 2 near Lee Airport at approximately 2:51 p.m. Upon arrival, they found the man trapped in his car from the accident.
The accident was still causing problems for afternoon commuters, according to one dispatcher at the Anne Arundel County Police Department's south county precinct.
"Traffic could be backed up for a couple of hours. The accident looks serious," another precinct dispatcher said.
The number and type of cars involved in the accident were not immediately available, Rostek said.