Several Injured in Separate Bus Crashes Wednesday Morning

Chief spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service Pete Piringer reported two separate traffic incidents involving buses early Wednesday.

The first incident occurred around 6 a.m. near the Shady Grove Metro. A tour bus ran off the road and into some heavy brush, blocking the right-of-way for CSX Railroad track #2 and damaging the track bed. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle until being extricated and evaluated for non-life-threatening injuries at approximately 7 a.m. No passengers were onboard at the time of the incident.

The second incident occurred around 7 a.m. near the Rockville Metro. Several people were present during a bus collision and evaluated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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Ceoli Jacoby

About Ceoli Jacoby

Ceoli Jacoby is an editorial intern at Montgomery Community Media. A junior at the University of Maryland, she is pursuing a double major in multiplatform journalism and government & politics. On campus, she is a staff writer for Stories Beneath the Shell. She can be reached at


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