UPDATE: Northbound I-270 Reopens

UPDATE: All lanes of Northbound I-270 before MD 109 (Exit 22) have reopened. Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management tweeted that drivers should expect “significant residual delays.”

Original Post:

Northbound I-270 is currently closed due to a major accident this morning. According to police, the accident occurred at Weigh Station between Route 121 and Route 109.

Police tweeted that they are investigating the accident, which involved Montgomery County Police officers, who’ve been transported to a local hospital.

Police say that officers involved have been transported to the hospital. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, tweeted that rescue personnel is on the scene evaluating several non-life threatening injuries.

Check out the tweets below for details.

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Deirdre Byrne

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Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at dbyrne@mymcmedia.org or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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