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UPDATE: Conowingo Dam Reopens, Motorcycle Accident Hospitalizes 2

Two crash victims were transported to Christiana Hospital in Delaware.

UPDATE (6:05 p.m.)—An accident involving a motorcycle and at least two other vehicles on the was reported at about 4 p.m. Sunday, Maryland State Police confirmed.

U.S. Route 1, near the dam in Darlington, closed for about an hour and 45 minutes after the accident, police said.

Two crash victims were transported—one by helicopter and another by ambulance—to Christiana Hospital in Delaware for treatment, according to , spokesman for .

Maryland and Delaware State Police and volunteer fire firefighters from Port Deposit responded, Gardiner said.

For more on local traffic conditions, check out Patch's Commute tab. Alternate routes for crossing the Susquehanna include U.S. Route 40 and Interstate 95.

Check Patch for updates.

itiswhatitis April 29, 2012 at 10:55 PM
Thoughts and prayers to those involved and their families.
carmen April 30, 2012 at 12:25 AM
Anyone know who they are. Please say if known..it will be very helpful for those who cant seem to get ahold of there loved ones..either way God bless them
hrlady April 30, 2012 at 12:32 AM
Sorry to hear that. My thoughts + prayers go out to the family. Crossing over from Harford Co. to Cecil Co. we have had many close calls from folks pulling out of 222 from Port Deposit. I hope everyone is ok, and I hope no-one involved was celebrating this beautiful spring day to hard at the Union Hotel.
dakota April 30, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Just heard one of the riders is on life support until his wife gets to the hospital.
carmen April 30, 2012 at 01:05 AM
Any idea what kind of cars they were? And thats so unfortuate..i will keep them.on my.prayers
harley April 30, 2012 at 01:57 AM
On a fundraiser ride with a brief stop at union. A beautiful day until the sharp turn and dip at the end of the bridge. Don't want to say a name for fear of uninformed family but RIP brother. None of the names are listed here.
Sean Welsh April 30, 2012 at 02:11 AM
Comments identifying those allegedly involved have been deleted.
itiswhatitis April 30, 2012 at 02:34 AM
Harley- Can you tell us the name of the ride? Just need to double check that all my brothers are accounted for.
John Smith April 30, 2012 at 03:26 AM
I was the fifth car to pull up in traffic. Looked like two motorcycles and a silver jeep liberty. Didn't look good. Response time seemed a bit slow to me.
Greg P April 30, 2012 at 03:39 AM
The story says Delaware State Police responded. Can we assume that it was the Maryland State Police? Either way, an unfortunate tragedy.
John Smith April 30, 2012 at 03:46 AM
When I was there I saw Maryland State Police... Baltimore sun has the story up....
Robert Spicer April 30, 2012 at 04:19 AM
the jeep liberty and the one motorcycle was both family members of mine. They are both ok, the other guy not sure about.
Old Skool April 30, 2012 at 11:22 AM
It was probably a Delaware State Police helicopter if they went to Christiana.
Fz84 April 30, 2012 at 11:51 AM
I was at the begining of the line of stopped traffic going northbound. Props have to go out to the emergency room nurse who happend to be on the scene. I heard her comunicating to the emergency team on the other end of the phone as she tended to the injured rider. Response time did seem slow; the downed rider was very lucky to have that guardian angel at the scene. From where I stood, she's the hero of this story. My prayers are with all involved. God bless!
Karen Wallace Lutz April 30, 2012 at 12:54 PM
I'm glad your family is ok!
Wings April 30, 2012 at 01:00 PM
I really wish The Patch would give a bit more details when a story is posted. I am not saying give names. But a better description of what happened would be better. I think I will be going to ExploreHarford.com from now on. They had the story written where you understood what happened.
amber pollom April 30, 2012 at 05:37 PM
The rider that was flown to the hopital is my boyfriends father. We are at the hospital now. He is alive but in extremely critical condition.
Brooke June 04, 2012 at 05:46 PM
God pls bless everyone involved n i pray for a speedy recovery for all involved. N to the nurse that was thoose peoples gaurdian angel job well done u r the hero in this story my heart goes iut to all.

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