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.

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Sonya Burke

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