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: MD-Bred Knicks Go Draws Rail In Bid To Repeat At Pegasus World Cup
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: New Funding Empowers Female Developers, Targets Vacant Houses In West Baltimore
The remaining eight passengers were treated at the scene. The driver of the striking vehicle was unharmed.MORE NEWS: Ravens Special Teams Ace Anthony Levine Sr. Is Retiring, Team Says
Northbound I-95 was shut down for five hours after the crash. An investigation is ongoing.