Around 11AM Monday morning, a Maryland State Highway Administration Contractor was conducting a mobile sweeping operation on Northbound I-270 near West Diamond Avenue (MD-117) in Gaithersburg. As the sweeping convoy was headed northbound, a passing SUV crashed into one of the Contractor’s trucks.
Fortunately, no injuries were reported in this crash. That was, at least in part, due to the fact that the truck that was hit was equipped with a Scorpion Truck Mounted Attenuator. These attenuators absorb the impact of striking vehicles, protecting workers ahead while also protecting the occupants of the vehicle by bringing it to a slower stop than if it just ran right into the back of the actual truck.
The Maryland State Rockville Barrack handled the crash report for this incident. Information about any citations remained unknown Tuesday morning.
County Executive Marc Elrich recently stated that he will be seeking a third term as Montgomery County executive.
Longtime ABC News 7 anchor and reporter Horace Holmes passed away on December 3, 2023 at the age of 66.
The Takoma Park Police Department has sent out tips to remain safe during the holiday season. The tops can be seen below:
Takoma Park Mayor Talisha Searcy has released a statement regarding the report of a bomb threat that occurred Saturday at Motorkat in Takoma Park:
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