ROCKVILLE, Md. - One woman has died, after a collision that left six others injured in Rockville on Saturday, police say.
Montgomery County police say seven people were hurt in the single-car crash at around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, on Montrose Parkway near East Jefferson Street.
Investigators say a 2012 Toyota Highlander was driving east on Montrose Parkway when it somehow got off the road and struck a light pole. The driver and six passengers were all taken to the hospital.
They say a 79-year-old woman, Rose Priscilla Ivy, from Durham, North Carolina, who was a passenger in the car, died at the hospital late Saturday after sustaining life-threatening injuries in the crash.
The driver, 30-year-old Bartilyn Seneh from Frederick and a 33-year-old female passenger were taken to the hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
The four remaining passengers were all children. Two three-year-old girls, a 10-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl were all taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Officials say the crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information that could aid detectives in their investigation is urged to call (240) 773-6620.