Two People Severely Injured in Beltway Crash in Montgomery County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND - According to an online news article published on wtop.com, two people were severely injured in a motor vehicle accident on the Beltway in Maryland.*
The severe accident occurred near Georgia Avenue and shut down the area for approximately one hour last Sunday morning. Montgomery County Fire and EMS spokesperson Pete Piringer stated that one car struck another and entrapped one of the drivers inside their vehicle.
The accident victim was eventually freed from their motor vehicle. The victim was then transported to a local area hospital. Another accident victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening accident-related injuries.
The "Capital Beltway" is a 64-mile section of Interstate 485 that encircles Washington, D.C., the United States capital, and the Beltway's inner suburbs adjacent to Virginia and Maryland.
No additional information concerning the cause of this motor vehicle accident has been made public at this time. No criminal charges have been filed at this time. The motor vehicle accident is currently under investigation to determine the cause.
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