1 dead, 5 injured after car crash in Prince George’s Co.

One man is dead, and five others were inured after a car crash in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

The two-car collision happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on Good Luck Road near Robert Frost Elementary School in New Carrollton.

According to police, a preliminary investigation showed that 20-year-old Chris Brian Orellana of Lanham was driving in a car going eastbound on Good Luck Road when he lost control and crossed the center double yellow line, striking a minivan.

Police say Orellana was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the minivan and four passengers were also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating what led up to the crash.

Anyone with information can call Prince George’s County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.

Below is a map of where the crash took place.


Juan Herrera

Juan Herrera is an associate producer for WTOP News. He joined the radio news team in 2021 after previously working for WMAL News as a news assistant. He is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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