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Dirt bike rider dies days after crash with tractor-trailer in Anne Arundel County

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Posted at 10:09 PM, May 11, 2022

Update (5/24/22): Jeremy Glen Yaruta died twelve days after the dirt bike he was riding collided with a tractor-trailer in Glen Burnie.

Original Story:

A dirt bike rider was seriously injured after crashing into a tractor-trailer in Glen Burnie.

Police respond to crash involving dirt bike, tractor-trailer

The crash happened the night of May 11 on E. Ordnance Road and Blades Lane.

According to Anne Arundel County Police, the dirt bike had no lighting and struck the front of the tractor-trailer as it was beginning to make a left turn onto Blades Lane.

Police said the tractor-trailer driver did not see the dirt bike, as that particular section of the roadway is dark with limited street lighting.

There were two people on the dirt bike at the time of the crash. Both were ejected, however one fled the scene.

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

The 52-year-old tractor trailer driver was not hurt.