13-year-old boy dies in crash on I-95

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LAUREL, Md. – Maryland State Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that occurred northbound on I-95 near Route 200 in Laurel, Maryland. The crash left a 13-year-old boy dead and three adults injured.

According to officials, the accident occurred shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday night. Police responded to a call about a disabled car on I-95, near Route 200. When the troopers arrived, they found a four vehicle collision. A preliminary investigation revealed a black Honda Pilot was disabled in the roadway. A Dodge Caravan was approaching the disabled vehicle when a tractor trailer struck the rear of the Dodge. A Volkswagen passenger vehicle was also struck as a result of the initial collision.

The driver of the Dodge, identified as Tamara Moskowitz, 45, was transported to Medstar in Washington, D.C. with life threatening injuries. A 13-year-old boy was also suffered life threatening injuries. He was airlifted to Children’s Hospital, where he later died. Two other adults, Maria Chryssos, 58, and Anastacia Chryssos, 35, were transported to Prince George’s Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Volkswagen, Linda Perline, 53, was not injured in the collision.

The Maryland State Police Crash Team, as well as the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, are investigating the crash. Police say there is no indication of impairment at the time of the collision. Northbound I-95 was closed for approximately five hours during the investigation.

Police ask that anyone with information about this crash to please contact the Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack.