LANHAM, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police say a wrong-way driver slammed into another truck Sunday morning on the Beltway, killing a woman and shutting down Interstate 495's Inner Loop.
The crash happened around 6 a.m. north of Route 450 in Lanham.
Police say the driver of a Ford F150 truck was driving southbound on the northbound lanes of the Beltway when he slammed into a Nissan Xterra head-on.
Police identified 22-year-old Ronet Aching of Upper Marlboro as the woman driving the Nissan. She died at the scene.
The driver of the truck has been identified as 26-year-old Miguel Angel Solis Gomez. On Tuesday, he was charged with manslaughter by vehicle and criminally negligent manslaughter by vehicle.
Gomez will be held without bond and transferred to prison following his release from the hospital, according to police.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (301) 345-3101.