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LAUREL, Md. — One person is dead and another person has life-threatening injuries after a car crashed into an apartment building early Saturday morning.
Prince George’s County Fire and Rescue responded to the crash in the 800 Block of Kay Court in Laurel at 1:58 a.m. The crash caused part of the Cross Creek Apartment building to collapse.
According to Prince George’s County Fire and Rescue, a person inside the home was trapped under the car when it crashed into the home. One person was trapped underneath the car. That victim died at the apartment complex. He was later identified by police as 56-year-old Fredy Tenas Silva, from Laurel, Maryland.
The driver of the car is in the hospital with serious injuries and is expected to survive, according to officials.
People who live in the area say speeding has been an ongoing issue.
“Where we are living right now I don’t think it’s probably safe,” one person told WUSA9.
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