1 Dead, 1 Injured After Fiery Crash on Beltway in Prince George's

Outer Loop lanes near Kenilworth Avenue (MD-201) were shut down but have reopened

Fiery crash in Prince George's County
Maryland Department of Transportation via WTOP

One person has died and another was seriously injured after a crash early Saturday on the Outer Loop of the Beltway in Prince George’s County, authorities say.

Two cars collided around 3:35 a.m. on the Outer Loop after MD-201, Maryland State Police said.

Maryland Department of Transportation cameras showed a fire where the cars crashed, our news partner WTOP reported. Firefighters extinguished the fire.

One person was declared dead at the scene, Prince George's Fire and EMS said.

One person in the other vehicle involved was taken to a hospital with serious injuries that are not considered life threatening, firefighters said.

A second person in the car refused to be taken to the hospital.

Firefighters and Maryland State Police are investigating.

All Outer Loop lanes in the area were closed while police investigated. The interstate has fully reopened.

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