Man dies in 2-car crash on Beltway in Prince George's County, police say


Police said a 40-year-old man died in a two-car accident early Friday morning in Prince George's County.

Investigators said a Toyota struck the back of a Kia Optima, which caused both vehicles to drive off of the road in a median.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as 46-year-old Charles Smith, and a female passenger were sustained injuries and were taken to University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital.

According to police, Smith was arrested at the hospital for attacking a security guard, disorderly conduct and impeding a criminal investigation.

The accident occurred along the outer loop of Interstate 495 at MD 414. Three lanes on the outer loop of I-95 before exit 7 MD-5 were closed due to the crash.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

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