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      Woman severely hurt after car overturns in 4-vehicle crash on Route 29 in Silver Spring

      Scene of the crash along northbound Route 29 in Montgomery County. (WJLA photo: Tom Roussey)

      SILVER SPRING, Md. (WJLA/AP) -- A woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a four-car collision along Route 29 Wednesday that left her trapped in her overturned vehicle.

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      The crash happened along the northbound lanes of the Columbia Pike near Fairfield Road about 1:15 p.m., but the roadway remained closed hours later into the start of the evening commute.

      Montgomery County Police said the driver of a Jeep made a lane change and hit an Audi, causing the Audi to hit a Lincoln Navigator, overturn and hit a Saturn Scion.

      The driver of the Audi, identified as 22-year-old Marcelina Maria Cordoba of Silver Spring, was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The driver of the Lincoln Navigator was also taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.