FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police responded to a three vehicle crash, which left two people dead on Saturday in Frederick County, Md.
Troopers from the Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police responded to a three vehicle collision that happened on Route 340 westbound, west of Mt. Zion Rd. in Frederick County, Md.
Investigation shows, that a 2004 Ford Expedition was going eastbound on Route 340 east of Mt. Zion Rd. when the vehicle went out of control.
Authorities said, the vehicle crossed the center median and traveled into the westbound lanes. The Ford then hit a 2012 Toyota Prius and then a 2013 Honda Pilot, which was in the westbound lanes.
The man, 68-year-old Danny Harrah, of Willamsport, Md. driving the Ford and 44-year-old Patricia Hornick-Rexrode, of Hampstead, Md. driving the Toyota were both pronounced dead at the scene.
The right front passenger of the Toyota was 40-year-old Charles Rexrode, of Hampstead, Md. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
The driver of the Honda was 48-year-old Donna Soares. She was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital as well. There were two children in the Honda as well. A 13-year-old girl was taken to the hospital and an 8-year-old boy was taken to the Frederick Memorial Hospital for his injuries, authorities said.
Police said all of the people that were in the Honda are from Jefferson, Md.
Police said Route 340 westbound has been reopened.
The cause of this accident is still under investigation.