BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- An elderly New Jersey woman has succumbed to injuries sustained during a three car crash in Bethesda on Saturday.
The accident happened around noon on Democracy Boulevard at the ramp from southbound I-270, police said. The woman was a passenger in a Toyota Camry that was struck just after exiting the Southbound ramp of I-270.
The woman, identified as 88-year-old Betty Nelson of Cherry Hill, New Jersey was transported to the hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.
The Toyota Camry was struck by a truck owned by Montgomery County, which was then struck by a Mercedes, police said.
The other passengers involved in the accident suffered non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Westbound Democracy Boulevard was shut down for several hours, after the accident, police said.