UPDATE, Oct. 23, 5:16 p.m.: All lanes have reopened
ORIGINAL POST, Oct. 23, 1:42 p.m.: Emergency crews are clearing the roadway following a crash on the Outer Loop of the Beltway in Prince George's County Monday afternoon.
According to Prince George's Fire spokesman Mark Brady, two men were transported with critical injuries after a serious crash on the Beltway near Branch Avenue.
The Outer Loop is closed as the investigation continues into the crash, which trapped one man in his car.
Outer Loop closed just prior to Branch Ave to allow crews to free trapped patient and treat critically injured. PGFD pic.twitter.com/OPjFOFwPSi— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) October 23, 2017
PGFD FF/Medics near completion of extrication of trapped driver. Adult male will be tx by medics to a Trauma Center. OL remains closed pic.twitter.com/bT4vUUHLH2— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) October 23, 2017
A second male was injured as he tended to his tractor-trailer on the side of the road.
Ol Beltway. 2nd patient was struck by a vehicle as he worked on disabled TT on right shoulder. Adult male multiple injuries to Trauma Center pic.twitter.com/aNSJo93IYK— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) October 23, 2017
The road remains closed as the investigation is ongoing.