The 49-year-old's injuries were serious but not life threatening, according to a fire department spokesman.
A woman suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning when she was involved in a car accident on Route 2 in Harwood, according to a fire department spokesman. Anne Arundel County Fire Department Chief Michael Cox said firefighters received a report of a motor vehicle accident around 11:10 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a 49-year-old woman with serious injuries. The crew requested a helicopter to transport the injured woman, but cancelled the request after further medical consultation, Cox said. Paramedics then transported the injured 49-year-old woman to Anne Arundel Medical Center in an ambulance. Cox said her injuries were serious but not life threatening.
Marked and unmarked police vehicles will be looking for texters, eaters and more on Route 2 in Edgewater.
UPDATE (12:20 p.m.)—Anne Arundel County police are attempting to crack down on distracted driving throughout the area by initiating special enforcement practices along Route 2 in Edgewater, according to a press release. In an effort called Operation Eagle, police are seeking to address “the growing problem of distracted driving” in its various forms, such as texting, handling pets or eating while driving, the release stated. “Distracted driving is described as any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving,” officials said in the release. “The behavior of texting while driving has shown to be particularly dangerous as it causes drivers to take their eyes off of the road more than other forms of …