Frederick wrong-way crash kills 1, sends 2 to hospital

(WJLA) - Alcohol was likely a factor in a wrong-way crash that left one person dead and two others critically injured late Saturday, according to police.{ }

It happened just before midnight on Interstate 70 near Route 180 in Frederick.

Police say a GMC Terrain driving eastbound in the westbound lanes struck a Nissan Rogue head-on.

Both drivers were transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma. Police say the Nissan's back seat passenger was not wearing a seat belt and died on scene.

The victims have not been identified.