5 patients all with serious injuries transported from 18 & C Sts NE. We are clearing the scene. pic.twitter.com/ysf9ursbDF
— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) July 6, 2016
Five people were seriously injured in a car crash near Eliot-Hine Middle School earlier this afternoon, authorities said.
The crash happened at the intersection of 18th and C streets NE some time before 4:15 p.m. today, according to D.C. Fire and EMS.
Though it was unclear how the crash occurred, a video of the aftermath shows it involved at least two cars. One of the cars was flipped on its side.
Video via D.C. Fire and EMS