Three people were flown to area trauma centers after they were trapped and injured in a three-vehicle crash in Southeast D.C. Monday, authorities said.
First responders were called to the 2300 block of Southern Avenue SE near the corner of 23rd Street/23rd Parkway at about 7:45 p.m.
Two people were trapped inside one vehicle and a third person was trapped in another, D.C. Fire and EMS said.
Two men and one woman were flown to trauma centers. Two of the victims were in critical condition and one was in serious condition, authorities said.
At least one of the cars caught fire due to the collision. News4 is working to learn more about what led to the crash.
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