2 charged in deadly 3-car crash on I-95

WASHINGTON — Two people were charged with DUI Sunday following a three-car crash on northbound Interstate 95, leaving one dead and two in shock trauma.

A car with three passengers pulled off to the right shoulder of northbound Interstate 95 in Jessup, Maryland just after 3 a.m. Sunday. Two of the passengers stepped outside the car to retrieve a phone charger when a second car struck the parked car and the passengers outside,  according to Maryland State Police.

The parked car overturned, ejecting the driver. Soon after, a third car  struck the driver of the first car who had just been ejected.

The driver of the first car was pronounced dead on the scene and the two passengers of the first car were taken to shock trauma.

The second driver who struck the parked car was charged with DUI and manslaughter. The third driver was also charged with DUI.

All people involved in the crash were from Montgomery County.

Victoria Rossi and Dennis Foley contributed to this report.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She has a master’s degree in interactive journalism from American University and a master’s degree in English Literature from The George Washington University.

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