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June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Temporary Road Closures, One Injured in Midnight Collisions on I-495

The outer loop of I-495 was temporarily closed overnight between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues due to multiple collisions involving four tractor-trailers around midnight. At around 2 a.m. Thursday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue hazmat team and the Maryland Department of the Environment were on the scene of one of the collisions—a sideways trailer on […]

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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

No Injuries After Car Crashes Through Fence in Burnt Mills Area

A car crashed through a fence in the Burnt Mills area of Silver Spring, but there were no injuries. Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the incident occurred around 1 p.m. Friday. It happened southbound Route 29 on Columbia Pike near Lockwood Drive, across from the Trader Joe’s and […]

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November 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Frederick Man Dies in Crash That Closes Northbound I-270

A three-vehicle crash killed a Frederick man on I-270, closing the northbound lanes of the interstate for about five hours Sunday. Maryland State Police said a blue 2004 Nissan Sentra driven by Arcides Marquez Machuca, 43, was traveling northbound on I-270 in the exit lane for northbound Md. 85. He then swerved back toward the […]

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October 28, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Weekend Car Crash in Rockville Kills Two, Injures One

A single-vehicle crash left two elderly women dead and one man severely injured in Rockville on Saturday. According to Montgomery County Police, 80-year-old Cheung Foo Chan of Hyattsville was driving a gray 2016 Toyota Corolla on Beall Avenue and made a right turn onto North Washington Street. He then drove off the road and struck a tree. Rockville City Police […]

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September 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two People Injured in Rockville Collision

Two people are facing nonlife-threatening injuries after a vehicle collision in Rockville on Friday afternoon, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services officials. https://t.co/browDMOt7l pic.twitter.com/rA2uU3pMSm — BC Steve Mann (@mcfrsPIO6) September 6, 2019 Steve Mann, a battalion chief for MCFRS, tweeted that the collision involved two vehicles that crashed on 1st Street and Baltimore […]

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August 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Gaithersburg Collision

A 65-year-old Germantown man died from his injuries following a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon in Gaithersburg, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the motorcyclist as Gregory Davis Sr. of the 18800 block of Poppy Seed Lane in Germantown. According to the police, Davis was traveling south on Woodfield Road on a […]

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August 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Clarksburg Collision

Update (Aug. 21): Montgomery County Police said the motorcycle collision on Frederick Road (MD 355) near Comus Road in Clarksburg is now fatal. Jeremy Cross, the 22-year-old motorcyclist from Silver Spring, died from injuries he sustained in the collision, police say. The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and urge anyone with information […]

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June 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Several Injured in Seven Vehicle High-Speed Collision in Silver Spring

Fire officials say that at least seven people were injured Thursday evening in what appears to be the result of a high speed collision. Seven vehicles were involved in the collision that occurred at New Hampshire Ave. and Northampton Drive in Silver Spring. Dozens of rescue crews responded to the accident which happened around 11:15 […]

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January 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

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North Bethesda Man Charged with ‘Move Over’ Violation

An I-270 crash Wednesday morning highlights the importance of Maryland’s “Move Over” law, a state police statement said. Shortly before 6:15 a.m. troopers had stopped a suspected impaired driver on northbound Interstate 270 near the Shady Grove Road exit, police said. Another driver struck three state police cruisers, each with its emergency lights on. The […]

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December 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Nov. 24-30

Our Top 10 stories spanned the gamut last week. School news, a bad wreck, restaurant news, a new grocery store and some public safety headlines thrown in for good measure. Plus there’s a news-you-can-use item on smoke detectors.

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