CLARKSBURG, Md. - A motorist was killed after a disabled vehicle was struck by oncoming traffic overnight in Clarksburg. The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. along northbound Interstate 270 at Route 121.
Investigators believe a vehicle became disabled on the highway and was stuck from behind by a second vehicle.
The driver of the disabled vehicle was killed. The driver of the second vehicle was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
All traffic was closed for hours and vehicles were forced to exit at exit 18 prior to the accident.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.