1 dead in I-70 crash in Frederick County

One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 70 early Thursday in New Market, Maryland.

Maryland State Police said around 3 a.m. a tanker semi-trailer and a passenger car, believed to be a Honda Civic, going east on the interstate crashed.

“The passenger car was fully engulfed in flames and one unidentified occupant was located deceased inside,” police said in a news release.

The man in the semi-trailer was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Eastbound I-70 reopened around 8:45 a.m.

Westbound I-70 reopened just after 9 a.m.

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