Mitchellville, MD — A small plane crashed into at least one vehicle on Route 50 in Mitchellville late Thursday morning.

Maryland State Police say it happened around 11:20 a.m. Thursday.

Trooper from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to eastbound Route 50 at Church Road on a report of a small plane crash on the highway.

Route 50 was partially closed in both eastbound and westbound directions following the crash.

The pilot of the plane, identified as Julius Tolson, Jr., 58, of Laurel, Maryland, and the passenger of the plane, Michael Garrah, 57, of Columbia, Maryland, along with the driver of the passenger vehicle, Ryan McClain, 29, of Washington D.C., and his passenger, Eric Diprospero, 31, of Baltimore, Maryland, were being treated at the scene by Prince George’s County Fire and EMS crew members.

According to a preliminary investigation, the plane was attempting to take off from nearby Freeway Airport at the time of the crash. The exact cause of the crash has yet to be determined.