mass casualty

June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metrobus Crashes into Tree Along East-West Highway in Silver Spring

A Metrobus crashed into a tree on East-West Highway near Grubb Road in Silver Spring late Monday afternoon, according to Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. According to Piringer, one person was trapped and had to be rescued. He said paramedics were treating over a dozen patients at the scene. Piringer said the […]

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May 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

At Least a Dozen People Injured in Silver Spring Van Crash (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews responded to what they are calling a “mass casualty” incident involving a two-van collision on Columbia Pike near Musgrove Road Thursday morning. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, 23 children, age 12 to 14, and two adults were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The accident caused multiple lane […]

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April 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

UPDATED: Mass Casualty Incident in White Oak

UPDATED, April 1, 2:45 p.m. – Ten passengers on a Metro bus were injured when the bus they were riding in collided with a dump truck on New Hampshire Avenue near Tracey Drive in White Oak. One child and nine adults were injured in the collision including the bus driver, according to Montgomery County Fire and […]

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