MCFRS Responds to Collision Involving Seven Vehicles on Saturday Afternoon

12:45pm Update: Montgomery Coutny Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a collision involving a loaded cement truck and six other vehicles. Several people were evaluated and two patients were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Original report below:

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) have responded to a collision involving seven vehicles that has closed Colesville Rd at Franklin Ave in Silver Spring in both directions on Saturday afternoon. According to MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the collision does involve entrapment (someone trapped inside at least one of the vehicles). MCFRS crews are currently on the scene. Per Ready Montgomery: “Traffic incident closes Colesville Road (US-29) in both directions between Franklin Avenue and Sligo Creek Parkway. Expect significant delays. Seek alternate route.”

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