2021 | Police & Fire

UPDATED: 4-year-old dies after Silver Spring crash

Four other people were injured

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This story was updated at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021, with new details. It was updated again at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021, to correct the age of the victim. Police initially referred to her as 3 years old and later changed that to 4 years old.

A 4-year-old girl died Thursday night after a three-vehicle crash on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, according to Montgomery County police. Four other people were injured.

At about 10:13 p.m., officers responded to a crash at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Dexter Avenue.

A 2005 Acura RSX and a 2021 Honda Civic were traveling south on Georgia Avenue, when the driver of a 2020 Ford Fusion attempted to turn left from Georgia Avenue onto Dexter Avenue and was hit by both the Acura and Civic, according to a police press release.

There were three people in the Acura. Two were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. A third passenger, a 4-year-old, was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

The drivers of the Honda and Ford were taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening, police said.

The names of people involved were not released while their families were notified.