Maryland State Police

Two Killed in Overnight Crashes in Prince George's County

Maryland State Police are investigating two fatal crashes overnight in Prince George’s County.

About 1:45 a.m. Sunday, a Mercedes and Dodge Ram pickup truck collided head-on on Route 202 at Chelsea Lane in Upper Marlboro, police said.

The driver of the Mercedes died at the scene. His identity is being withheld while authorities contact next of kin.

The driver of the truck was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Then, just before 4 a.m. the driver of a Pontiac Grand Am lost control and hit a Jersey wall on Route 50 at Route 410. A woman stopped to help but was struck by an Infiniti G37 after getting out of her car, police said. She died at the scene.

The 37-year-old man driving the Infiniti stayed at the scene and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, police said.

Both crashes are under investigation.

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