A man was killed and four people were injured in a car crash in Germantown early Sunday, Montgomery County officials said.
The crash, which occured around 1:30 a.m., caused the Toyota, which was carrying four people, to be pushed into the carport of a nearby home, where it caught fire, according to Pete Piringer, a spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue.
More than 60 firefighters arrived on the scene, he said.
The four people in the Toyota were transported to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries, officials said. Lal was alone in his vehicle.
The fire in the carport was quickly controlled; the owners were not at home.
Detectives are investigating the cause of the crash. The intersection was closed for several hours Sunday morning but reopened by 8:30 a.m., authorities said.
ICYMI- Rt355 & Plummer Dr, 2-car collision @ intersection; 1 vehicle, driver only, w/ life-threatening traumatic inj; 1 vehicle w/ 4 occupants pushed into carport of nearby (unoccupied) house & caught fire. 4 occupants, some w/ traumatic inj; fire quickly controlled, no extension pic.twitter.com/Hhhc5BOEvf— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) February 9, 2020