A fatal overnight crash on Indian Head Highway halted traffic in both directions for hours Friday morning. Two men were killed, police said.
FORT WASHINGTON, Md. — A fatal overnight crash on Indian Head Highway shut down traffic for hours in both directions Friday morning.
According to Prince George’s County police, two cars collided head-on in the southbound lanes of the highway around 2:30 a.m. Friday, just north of Palmer Road.
The northbound car was traveling in the wrong direction.
Both drivers, two adult males, were pronounced dead at the scene.
There were no passengers in either car.
Police are not sure what may have led up to the crash or if the northbound car had crossed the median.
Northbound lanes reopened at around 6:55 a.m.
Southbound traffic started moving around 8 a.m.
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