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April 12, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Woman Dies After Collision on US-29 in Silver Spring

A woman died after a single vehicle crash on US-29 in Silver Spring Monday morning. The accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. in the northbound lane of US-29 (Columbia Pike) at Briggs Chaney Road, according to Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). The woman was then taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. There were […]

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March 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Damascus Fuel Truck Driver Dies in Fiery Frederick County Crash

A fuel truck driver from Damascus died Tuesday during a fiery crash in Frederick County, according to Maryland State Police. William J. Costigan, 57, was hauling diesel fuel westbound on Interstate 70 near Exit 68 in Mount Airy when his truck drove off the left side of the road and into the median around 3 […]

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March 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Fiery Crash in Burtonsville Leaves Adult, Child Seriously Injured

A “fiery crash” in Burtonsville left two people, including a child, seriously injured, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. MCFRS transported the two to the hospital, Piringer wrote on Twitter. The collision occurred just before 1 a.m. Tuesday on Old Columbia Pike near Loma Linda Court. A car collided with […]

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March 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Taken to Hospital Following Five-Vehicle Crash on I-495 

Three drivers were taken to a hospital Friday morning following a five-vehicle crash on the I-495 Outer Loop in Montgomery County, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. The crash occurred around 9 a.m. between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues. All outer loop lanes were temporarily closed and four vehicles were towed from the scene. All lanes are […]

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February 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Several Collisions Reported on Capital Beltway

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported “quite a few wrecks” on the Capital Beltway Thursday. The county is under a Winter Weather Advisory; the National Weather Service says to expect mixed precipitation, with snow/sleet accumulating up to one inch and ice accumulating up to 1/10 of an inch. County Emergency Management […]

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October 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two People Seriously Injured in Wheaton Car Collision

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a serious car collision that hospitalized two people Sunday in Wheaton. Police and fire and rescue personnel responded to a crash report around 1:32 p.m. at Veirs Mill Road at Newport Mill Road. MCPD said a Toyota Sienna was making a left turn onto Newport Mill Road […]

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September 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Victims in Double-Fatal Gaithersburg Crash

Police have identified the two Montgomery County residents who were killed in a double-fatal car collision at Muddy Branch and West Deer Park Roads in Gaithersburg Wednesday evening. On Thursday Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said Stephanie Angelica Vasquez, 25, of Kensington and Jonathan Charkas, 35, of Rockville were pronounced deceased at the scene. They were […]

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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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