Update from Montgomery County Emergency Management: NB Frederick Rd (MD 355) between Shady Grove Rd and S. Westland Dr. reopened from earlier traffic incident. Expect residual delays.
A collision has closed 355 North from 370, up to South Westland Drive, according to Montgomery County Police.
The incident occurred around 8:30am and involved a garbage truck striking a pedestrian, according to Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Pete Piringer.
The pedestrian has been transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate routes.
Traffic Advisory @MontgomeryCoMD – S Frederick Rd & S Westland Dr, Gburg, collision, pedestrian struck, some lanes blocked, TL on ‘flash’ @ S Westland & Rt355, NB Rt355 @ I370 & ramp from I370 to NB Frederick Rd/Rt355 CLOSED/SHUT DOWN @MDSHA @MCDOTNow https://t.co/qpeEbKTQY5
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) January 14, 2022