Five-car accident in Greenbelt leaves two dead

GREENBELT – An accident late Sunday night in Greenbelt resulted in two people being killed.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. on Edmonston Road just north of Cherrywood Lane.

Five vehicles were involved in the accident, police said.

An adult male was pronounced dead on the scene, while a second victim was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital a short time later after a civilian transported the victim.

Sgt. Anna Rose, a spokesperson for the United States Park Police, said she could not confirm whether the second victim was a male or female, or the names of the two victims.

“The cause of the crash is under investigation,” she said

Edmonston Road was closed down in both directions from Cherrywood Lane to Powder Mill Road for several hours.

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