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Dirt bike rider seriously injured after crash with tractor-trailer in Anne Arundel County

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Posted at 10:09 PM, May 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-12 13:50:28-04

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — A person riding a dirt bike was seriously injured when crashing into a tractor-trailer in Anne Arundel County.

Police respond to crash involving dirt bike, tractor-trailer

The crash happened Wednesday evening on E. Ordnance Road and Blades Lane.

According to police, a dirt bike with no lighting struck the front of a tractor-trailer as it was beginning to make a left turn onto Blades Lane.

This section of the roadway is dark with limited street lights and the driver of the tractor-trailer did not see the dirt bike.

Both occupants of the dirt bike were ejected, but the rear passenger fled the area on foot.

The driver of the dirt bike, identified as 26-year-old Jeremy Glen Yaruta was not wearing a helmet and was severely injured.

The tractor-trailer driver, a 52-year-old male from Baltimore, was not injured.