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Police Investigate Serious Collision in Gaithersburg, Two Boys Injured

mc police car for slider 450x280Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious collision that sent three people, including two young boys, to the hospital on Saturday night.

The one-car collision happened at 9:30 p.m. in the area of Muddy Branch Road and West Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg.

According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2004 Infiniti with three occupants was traveling north in the southbound lanes of Muddy Branch Road when it struck a traffic island at the intersection of West Diamond Avenue.

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews transported three people from this scene to the hospital. Police said  a 6-year-old boy was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. An 8-year-old boy was transported to a local hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening, according to police.

Police have identified the driver as 28-year-old Ana C. Martinez De Sanchez of Gaithersburg. According to police, Martinez De Sanchez was also transported to the hospital for injuries described as not life-threatening.

In a press release, police said they are investigating if alcohol was a contributing factor to this collision.

Anyone who witnessed this collision, or has information about it, is asked to call the MCPD’s Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620.

Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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