JESSUP, Md. (WJZ) — A two-vehicle crash involving a passenger van left one dead in Jessup early Sunday morning. Maryland State Police said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
Investigators said shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday, a vehicle rear-ended a passenger van on I-95 north at Waterloo Road. The passenger van, which was carrying nine people, flipped in the median.READ MORE: EEOC Files Pay Discrimination Lawsuit Against Baltimore Auto Dealer
The driver of the passenger van was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as Jose Manuel Gomez, 38, of Glenn Dale, Maryland.READ MORE: 'We're The Cure To This Situation': 9 Killed, 13 Wounded In Baltimore Over The Past Week
The remaining eight passengers were treated at the scene. The driver of the striking vehicle was unharmed.MORE NEWS: Social Media Proven To Have Long-Term Negative Effects On Teens And Young Adults, Reports Say
Northbound I-95 was shut down for five hours after the crash. An investigation is ongoing.