Deadly collision on I-270 also snarls traffic

A two-car collision on Interstate 270 in Frederick County killed one person Thursday night, and caused a miles-long backup that continued for hours after the accident.

Maryland State Police said the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate just before the exit for Route 80, which leads to of the town of Urbana.

More crime and safety news

Restaurateur, son plead guilty to offering bribes

Restaurateur, son plead guilty to offering bribes

The pair, known in Chinatown, tried to pay public officials in order to get licenses for a new taxicab company.

Navy Yard wrongful death lawsuit re-filed in Florida court

The modified suit includes details from government’s own investigations.

Police make arrest in July 2013 double homicide

Police charge a 22-year-old District man with two counts of first-degree murder.

Read more

No details were available on the person who was killed in the crash, or the circumstances that caused it.

Traffic was backed up to the south as far as Route 121, also known as Clarksburg Road.

Get updates on your area delivered via e-mail

Read what others are saying