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September 10, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Another Tractor-Trailer Overturns at ‘Big Curve’ on Capital Beltway

A tractor-trailer carrying cabinets overturned on the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County Wednesday night, shutting down multiple roads. There were no injuries reported. The accident happened around 9:40 p.m. in the rain, officials say. The trailer overturned on Interstate 495 between Old Georgetown Road and River Road, also known as the […]

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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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April 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Speeding, Wet Roads Suspected Cause of Three Beltway Crashes Thursday

Three tractor trailer crashes on the Beltway Thursday are being investigated by Maryland State Police’s Rockville Barracks. All three accidents appeared to be caused by speeding on the wet road. It started at 10 a.m. with a crash on the inner loop of I-495 at Route 355. A tractor trailer was off the road and […]

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July 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Truck Truffles Commuters on I-270

Gimme a break. A tractor trailer loaded with candy overturned Friday morning on southbound I-270 in Germantown, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer said. Although the cargo was chocolate bars, it wasn’t a sweet commute as the highway was blocked for hours after the 1 a.m. wreck. Piringer said the incident occurred at […]

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June 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Frederick County Firefighter Found Dead in Dickerson

A Frederick County firefighter was found dead in Dickerson on Tuesday morning, according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Frederick County Fire and Rescue Services confirmed the death of Drue Jones, 66, on Twitter. Jones was a 14-year veteran of FCFRS who worked at Emmitsburg Station. Piringer said that at […]

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May 8, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Tractor-Trailer Fire on I-270 Slows Morning Commute

A tractor-trailer caught on fire Wednesday morning on the southbound side of I-270 between Montgomery Village Avenue and I-370, causing lane closures and extensive delays. The trailer was carrying food products, and — according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer — most of the products were taken out of the trailer and saved from […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on I-270

Maryland State police officers are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Wednesday morning on northbound I-270 at Clopper Road in Gaithersburg. According to a police report, a 46-year-old woman from North Potomac was fatally struck by a tractor trailer. Police said the pedestrian was in the travel portion of lane number four when […]

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March 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Serious Collision Involving Tractor Trailer Closes Ridge Road

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious collision that occurred Monday afternoon in Damascus. According to police, the three vehicle collision occurred on Ridge Road near Gue Road. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 1994 GMC Sonoma was traveling northbound on Ridge Road when for reasons still under investigation, the Sonoma crossed […]

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May 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Beltway Backup

UPDATED All lanes are now open after an early morning back up on the Beltway between Connecticut Avenue and Georgia Avenue. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer says the accident involved a jackknifed tractor trailer and an overturned box truck on the eastbound (Inner Loop) lanes of I-495. Hazardous materials crews were called to the […]

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