The Anne Arundel County Fire Department is currently on the scene of a fatal accident on eastbound Route 50 in the area of the I-97 northbound ramp.
The call came in at about 9:15 pm on July 13, 2021, for a single-vehicle accident. When crews arrived they discovered one vehicle overturned and on fire with a victim trapped underneath.
Two Medevac helicopters were called to the scene to transport two other victims to shock trauma. Aside from the fatality, two victims were suffering from life-threatening injuries.
Currently, Route 50 is completely closed both east and westbound and delays will be expected for some time as police investigate the accident.
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.
UPDATE: An earlier version of this article reported that there were four victims. The article and title have been updated to reflect that there were three victims of this accident. We regret the error.