Five Injured in Kensington Collision Involving Cyclist, Multiple Vehicles

Five people were taken to the hospital after a collision in Kensington involving multiple vehicles and a cyclist, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS).

Piringer told MyMCMedia that one of the five people is facing life threatening injuries, two of them appear to have serious injuries, and two others have non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident occurred Wednesday around 5:44 p.m. in the area of Connecticut Avenue and Saul Road. Piringer tweeted that first responders were dispatched to the scene after a vehicle appeared to have struck a cyclist, pinning the cyclist against a utility poll.

Fire officials published photos from the scene that show a pickup truck and two cars involved in the collision. Piringer said the police department is investigating to see if other vehicles were involved in the collision.

The collision caused lane closures for several hours on Wednesday evening as police conducted an investigation. Northbound lanes reopened on Connecticut Avenue at Saul Road after 9 p.m.

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