Runaway truck tire smashes into vehicle on I-495

A runaway tire from a truck smashed into a vehicle on the Capital Beltway Tuesday leaving two people injured.

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The crash happened along the inner-loop of I-495 near River Road in the Cabin John area.

The truck tire hit the vehicle that was driving in the opposite direction. Authorities say two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.