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Prisoner van carrying 12 inmates involved in crash in Anne Arundel County

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Posted at 6:23 PM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 08:15:59-04

DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. — A transport van carrying 12 inmates crashed Thursday evening in Anne Arundel County.

It happened after 5 p.m. in the area of Timberlake Farm Road and W. Central Avenue in Davidsonville.

Anne Arundel County Fire officials say the van was operated by a federal contractor and was the only vehicle involved.

Nine of the inmates on board sustained minor injuries.

The van was allowed to clear the scene to transport the inmates to Anne Arundel Medical Center for evaluation.

It's unclear at this time what caused the crash. There's no word on what facility the inmates were based out of.