Six people are injured, one of them seriously, after a crash in Maryland’s Aspen Hill early Thursday morning.
Montgomery County first responders were called to the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Atherton Drive around 7:30 a.m. Thursday for a crash involving a 1997 Ford F150 and a 2015 Kia Optima.
A crash investigation determined the Ford F150, which had been pulling a utility trailer behind it, had attempted a left turn from eastbound Atherton Drive to north Connecticut Avenue when it collided with the southbound Kia Optima in the middle of the intersection.
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The Ford 150’s driver and passenger were transported to a hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. All four occupants of the Kia Optima, including the driver, were also transported for treatment.
A juvenile passenger in the Kia Optima sustained life-threatening injuries, Montgomery County police said in a news release.
The WTOP Traffic Center reports Connecticut Avenue reopened around noon following a four-hour closure between Weller Road and Independence Street for a crash investigation.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact detectives at 240-773-6620.
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WTOP’s Alejandro Alvarez contributed to this report.