FORESTVILLE, MD : Charges pending after fatal crash on Capital Beltway on the outer loop of Interstate 495 at Maryland Route 414 on Thursday, 13th December 2018

Maryland State Police say charges are pending following a fatal crash in Prince George’s County. Authorities say the crash happened about 11:30 p.m. Thursday on the outer loop of Interstate 495 at Maryland Route 414. Investigators say an SUV driven by 46-year-old Charles Smith of Bladensburg struck the rear of a Kia sedan. The driver of the Kia, a 40-year-old man, was declared dead at the scene. His name has not been released. Smith and a female passenger were taken to a local hospital, where he was later arrested for assaulting a security guard, disorderly conduct and impeding a criminal investigation. Authorities say alcohol may be a factor in the crash. Source