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Georgetown basketball bus, SUV involved in crash in Howard County

Members of the Georgetown men's basketball team assist a car involved in a crash with the team bus on Monday along I-95 in Howard County.
Members of the Georgetown men's basketball team assist a car involved in a crash with the team bus on Monday along I-95 in Howard County. (Courtesy Georgetown University)

A bus carrying the Georgetown men's basketball team was involved in a crash on Interstate 95 in Howard County on Monday, Maryland State Police said.

The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. as the bus and a Lexus SUV were traveling north on I-95 near MD 100. The passengers in the Lexus, 49-year-old woman and her 17-year-old son, were taken to Harbor Hospital. Their condition was not immediately available. Nobody on board the bus was injured, police said.

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The basketball team was traveling to Villanova outside of Philadelphia when the crash took place. That game is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

A photo posted by the school on Facebook showed members of the team assisting an overturned vehicle along the side of the highway.

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Police said the bus struck the SUV from behind. The SUV then went off the road, where it overturned.

Two lanes of I-95 were closed for about 45 minutes. An investigation into the crash was underway.

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