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Crash on I-70, police searching for missing driver

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Posted at 5:46 AM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 06:14:25-04

MARRIOTSVILLE — Maryland State Police tell WMAR-2 News' Lauren Cook that a vehicle crashed into a ravine off of Interstate 70 past Marriotsville and the driver is still missing.

Officials say the vehicle drove between two guard rails into grass and hit an embankment crashing into a ravine.

The accident happened just before 3:30a.m.

Troopers responded to the scene and are not able to locate the driver of the vehicle. It remains unclear if the driver was thrown from the vehicle. There are no reports on the health status of the driver.

Traffic is not affected by this incident, all lanes are open.

Police remain on the scene investigating.