Car Crashes Onto Railroad Tracks in Rockville Overnight

policeambulancesTwo people were transported to the hospital with serious injuries after an early morning car accident at Bou Avenue and the CSX railroad tracks in Rockville.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said it happened in the 5800 block of Bou Avenue shortly around 2:10 a.m. on Sunday.

According to Piringer, the vehicle crashed through a fence onto the tracks. He said both victims had to be extricated by emergency responders from the wreck. Train traffic was halted during the rescue, Piringer said.

Piringer said there was a report of a third person in the car but emergency responders could not locate that person. At one point, a U.S. Park Eagle helicopter was called into to search for the missing person from the sky.

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