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13-year-old killed, 3 injured in I-95 crash

Posted at 6:36 AM, Dec 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-14 07:24:01-05

A 13-year-old boy  died and three adults were injured after a disabled vehicle caused an accident on I-95 in Prince George’s County.

Maryland State Police say officers were called for a disabled vehicle just after 9 p.m. Tuesday on northbound I-95 near Route 200. Before they arrived, a four car accident occurred.

Officials say a black Honda Pilot became disabled in the roadway. As a dark blue Dodge Caravan approached the Honda, a tractor-trailer struck the rear of the Dodge. Police say a white Volkswagen passenger car was also struck after the initial collision.

Police have identified the driver of the Dodge was 45-year-old Tamara Moskowitz of Baltimore; she was taken to Medstar in Washington D.C. with life threatening injuries. The 13-year-old boy was a passenger in the Dodge; he was flown to Children’s Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The driver of the Honda was identified as 58-year-old Maria Chryssos of Corpus Christi, Texas and passenger 35-year-old Anastacia Chryssos of Perry Hall, MD. They were both taken to Prince George’s Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Volkswagen was identified as 53-year-old Linda Perline of Glenwood, Md and was not injuries.

Police are still investigating and say there was no sign of impairment. The area of northbound I-95 was closed for five hours during the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact the Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack.