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CAMP SPRINGS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two people were seriously injured after a truck fell from the overpass on Route 5 onto the road beneath, officials say.

The accident took place at about 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, when the Ashley Furniture truck landed on Allentown Road - causing the road to close in Camp Springs, Md. for a few hours, Prince George's County Fire Dept. spokesperson Mark Brady said.

Two people were transported by medics to the trauma center with serious but non-life threatening injures, Brady said.

He said the impact also caused fuel to spill on the road.

Officials are investigating why the truck overturned.