OXON HILL, Md. (WUSA9) -- It's one of the worst traffic accidents this area has ever seen. Five people including two small children are dead after one car slammed into the back of another in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Livingston Road and Livingston Terrace on Friday, with officers arriving at the scene at 9:42 p.m., police said.
The investigation shows that the driver of a Mercedes was going westbound on Livingston Road driving up to Livingston Terrace, when an Acura stopped at the light, authorities said.
It is not clear why the Mercedes did not stop before crashing into the back of the Acura.
Five people including two small children were in the Acura, it's back end was crushed. Everyone in that car died except the driver who is in guarded condition.
Police say weather and speed may have have been factors in the crash.