Human Interest 6 Road Construction Workers Dead Following Car Crash on Baltimore Beltway The accident occurred in Baltimore County on Wednesday afternoon, when two cars collided and one veered into a work zone By Anna Lazarus Caplan Anna Lazarus Caplan Instagram Twitter Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 23, 2023 11:17 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Six road construction workers were killed in a car crash on the Baltimore Beltway Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. The accident, which took place on I-695 in Woodlawn, occurred when two cars — an Acura and a Volkswagen — collided, and the Acura was forced into a work zone, Maryland State Police said in a news release. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene by first responders from the Baltimore County Fire Department. Their names have not yet been released, and they are pending next-of-kin identification, police said. The driver of the Acura, identified as Lisa Adrienna Lea, 54, of Randallstown, Maryland, was transported to an area hospital with injuries, according to Maryland State Police. The Volkswagen driver, 20-year-old Melachi Brown, of Windsor Mill, Maryland, meanwhile, stopped at the scene. He was not injured, authorities said. Family Finds Body of Missing Texas Woman After Searching Area Where Her Car Crashed 2 Days Earlier The accident happened at around 12:40 p.m. local time and snarled traffic for hours, resulting in road closures and detours throughout the area, WBAL-TV reported. Authorities said Lea was trying to change lanes when her car clipped Brown's vehicle. The impact sent her car into the work zone, where it lost control and overturned. Possible charges against the driver are pending the outcome of an investigation and consultation with the Baltimore County State's Attorney, Maryland State Police said. CBS Evening News/Youtube Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Maryland Gov. Wes Moore tweeted his condolences to the victims on Wednesday. "My heart goes out to the victims and the families affected by the tragic crash on the 695 beltway this afternoon," he wrote. Officer Who Was Pinned by Metal Gate in Freak Accident Dies 'After a Valiant Fight for His Life' Julio Cortez/AP/Shutterstock Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are working alongside the Maryland State Police Crash Team in the investigation, police said. Anyone with information tied to the crash is asked to call the Maryland State Police Golden Ring Barrack at 410-780-2700.