CLINTON, MD. (FOX 5 DC) - Police are on the scene of a deadly crash in Prince George's County involving a school bus, a tractor-trailer and several other vehicles.
Investigators say a woman was killed in the collision that happened around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Branch Avenue and Surratts Road in the Clinton area. Officials say the tractor-trailer was believed to have been heading southbound on Branch Avenue while the school bus and the other vehicles involved in the crash were on Surratts Road.
Officials originally said no students were on board the bus at the time of the crash but have since reported that two teenage students were in the vehicle and were transported to a hospital. Their injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. School officials say the bus was traveling to Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale. They said the bus driver was also injured and transported with non-life-threatening injuries.
In all, authorities say one woman was killed, nine total people were evaluated, six were transported and two people refused transport following the crash. The identity of the woman killed has not been released. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
An adult female driver was pronounced dead on scene. Other vehicle drivers and passengers involved were transported to the hospital for treatment. Investigators are working to establish the circumstances leading up to the collision.— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) April 10, 2019
Prelim: At approx 6:13 am, multiple vehicles were traveling on Surratts Rd and Branch Ave, for reasons that remain under investigation, a tractor trailor, school bus, and multiple vehicles collided.— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) April 10, 2019