ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A seventeen-year-old was killed early Saturday morning and five people were injured after a car crashed into a disabled vehicle on I-495 in Rockville, Md., Maryland State Police said.
Dominik Liam Pettey, 17, of Potomac, Md. has been identified as the victim killed in the crash, police said. Pettey was a senior at Gonzaga High School, the school confirmed.
The accident happened around 2:02 a.m. on northbound I-495 south of Persimmon Tree Rd., police said.
A 2009 Honda Accord was on the right shoulder of I-495 inner loop in the area of Persimmon Tree Road, based off of the investigation. A 2013 Jeep Compass going eastbound drove onto the shoulder and hit the disabled vehicle on the left rear side.
One adult and four juveniles were in the vehicle that was hit. Pettey was the passenger sitting in the back on the left side, authorities said.