A fiery head-on collision in Beltsville claimed two lives and shut down a portion of Route 1. Maryland State Police are investigating the violent crash, which occurred on Route 1 (Baltimore Avenue) near Powder Mill Road around 1:38 Friday morning. According to Sgt. Darryl Clark, a Chevy Camero, traveling in the southbound lanes of Route 1 inexplicably crossed over to the northbound lanes where it struck a loaded tow truck head-on. The male driver of the Camero was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, the passenger perished inside the vehicle. The driver of the tow truck was taken to Prince George's Hospital where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.