Two adults were taken to the hospital in serious condition, but their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
NOW: Indian Head Hwy & Wilson Bridge Dr. Fire officials telling us 3 children are dead, 2 adults injured. You can barely see a car against median barrier in first pic. @fox5dcpic.twitter.com/9WlM6JJ1ja
The crash took place around 10 p.m. on Md. 210/Indian Head Highway at Wilson Bridge Drive. When police first arrived on the scene, two adults and three children were trapped inside the vehicles. The adults were extricated, but the children died at the scene.
The crash occurred not far from National Harbor and Tanger Outlets. Police are continuing to investigate and plan to release more information Monday morning.
Indian Head Highway was closed in both directions overnight. The northbound lanes reopened after 3 a.m. and the southbound lanes at 4 a.m.
Below is a map of where the crash occurred:
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