World Authorities: 4 killed, others hurt in fiery Maryland crash

Authorities: 4 killed, others hurt in fiery Maryland crash

Emergency personnel work at the scene following a fatal crash Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, in Hyattsville, Md. The accident occurred late Sunday afternoon on a road in Hyattsville just northeast of Washington.
Emergency personnel work at the scene following a fatal crash Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, in Hyattsville, Md. The accident occurred late Sunday afternoon on a road in Hyattsville just northeast of Washington.

Authorities say that four people have died, including a child, and others have been injured after a van caught fire in a crash with a pickup truck in a Maryland suburb of the nation’s capital.

The accident occurred Sunday afternoon on a road in Hyattsville. Marc Bashoor, chief of the Prince George’s County Fire Department, said via Twitter that three adults and one child were confirmed as fatalities.

WTTG-TV reported that the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Company is reporting at least 11 serious injuries, and that a passenger van caught fire after the crash.

Crews from others counties were aiding in the response.