A person is dead and two others were injured in a three car crash along the Clara Barton Parkway in Bethesda, Maryland, early Sunday morning.
The crash happened around 4:20 a.m. along the roadway near the D.C. border, Montgomery County fire officials said.
Photos from the scene released by fire officials show mangled vehicles with car parts littering the asphalt. One car traveled off the roadway into a grassy area near parkland.
One person died at the scene, officials said. Another was seriously injured and taken to a local hospital. The third person was evaluated at the crash site.
U.S. Park Police are conducting an investigation into the crash. Officials have not yet released details about what happened.
Clara Barton Parkway was closed between the Glen Echo turnaround and the Chain Bridge.