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Police: 3-year-old killed in multi-car crash in Maryland

Four others involved in the crash suffered serious injuries, but are all expected to survive.
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SILVER SPRING, Md. — A toddler has died and four adults were seriously injured in a crash involving three cars on Thursday night. 

Around 10:13 p.m. Montgomery County Fire Rescue responded to a three-car collision at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Dexter Avenue. Once on scene, officials determined a black 2005 Acura RSX, a silver 2021 Honda Civic and a black 2020 Ford Fusion were all involved in the crash. 

Police said the driver of the Ford was turning left from northbound Georgia Ave. onto Dexter Ave. and hit both the Acura and the Honda. The impact caused the Acura to skid off the road and hit a brick wall. 

There were three people in the Acura, including a 3-year-old who was in the backseat, police said. The driver and one of the passengers were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The toddler was transported with life-threatening injuries, and died at the hospital. 

The drivers of both the Honda and Ford were also transported to area hospitals, and are expected to survive.

The toddler's name has not yet been released, to protect family privacy, but Montgomery County Police said they would release more information once the family has been notified. 

Police said the crash is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620.

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