ARBUTUS, Md. (WJZ) — One person was killed after a multi-vehicle crash in Baltimore County on Tuesday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police.
The victim has been identified as Luke Souders, 30, of Catonsville.READ MORE: Maryland Health Officials Prepare To Vaccinate Children Ages 12 To 15 After CDC Advisors Recommend Pfizer
Maryland State Police responded shortly after 3 p.m. to the area of northbound I-95, prior to exit 49A, I-695 for a reported multi-vehicle crash.
According to Maryland State Police, Dylan Shields, 29, of Halethorpe was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. Investigators believe Shields was traveling north on I-95 when he rear-ended Souders.READ MORE: Gov. Larry Hogan Lifts All COVID-19 Capacity Restrictions As Of Saturday
Investigators believe this crash caused a chain reaction resulting in two additional vehicles becoming involved, a Kia Forte and a Volkswagen GTI.
Shields refused medical treatment at the scene. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.
The Kia Forte was operated by Melinda Moore, 52, of Gywnn Oak. The Volkswagen GTI was operated by Patrick Cavanaugh, 42, of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania. Cavanaugh was taken by ambulance to Shock Trauma Center. Moore refused medical treatment at the scene.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott Announces Will Lift Capacity Restrictions At Establishments Monday With Some Exceptions
The investigation into this crash remains ongoing.