SPRINGDALE, MD – A woman was fatally injured after her vehicle crashed and caught fire on Sunday, according to ABC 7 News.

A woman was driving west on Martin Luther King Jr. Highway when she lost control of her car. The vehicle swerved off of the road, struck a tree, then burst into flames.

The accident occurred at the highway’s intersection with Whitfield Chapel Road.

Officers with the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to the wreck at about 7:05 p.m.

Emergency personnel pronounced the woman deceased at the site of the crash. She was the only occupant of the vehicle. Her identity has not yet been released.

Additional details about the cause of the collision are currently unavailable. We will monitor this story for updates.

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