A automobile race on Interstate 395 has ended with no less than 4 folks hospitalized, in line with Virginia State Police.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been modified to replicate the incident’s appropriate location on Interstate 395. It beforehand acknowledged the incident occurred on the Capital Beltway.

A automobile race on Interstate 395 has ended with no less than 4 folks hospitalized, in line with Virginia State Police.

The incident started simply after midnight on Easter Sunday, when troopers have been alerted to 2 autos racing alongside I-395 southbound in Fairfax County.

Officials mentioned the troopers tried a visitors cease, however each autos stored going.

One automobile left the Interstate on the Edsall Road exit, whereas the second, a Toyota Camry, sped away within the southbound lanes on I-395 earlier than crashing into two different southbound autos close to Edsall Road.

Police mentioned the motive force of the Camry, 19-year-old Kennedy W. Mejia Medina of Silver Spring, Maryland, and a passenger have been transported to a hospital to deal with their accidents. Both are anticipated to outlive.

Those injured within the different two autos concerned within the crash have been additionally hospitalized and are recovering.

So far, police mentioned that Mejia Medina has been charged with eluding police, racing that leads to an damage, injury to property and taillight violations.

Police haven’t but recognized any extra expenses associated to this incident.

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