Driver Dies in Head on Crash on Clopper Road

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Driver Dies in Head on Crash on Clopper Road

At approximately 5:45am, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to Clopper Road and Orchard Hills Drive between Longdraft Drive and W Watkins Mill Rd on Gaithersburg.

Per MCFRS PIO Pete Piringer, the collision involved two sedans and entrapment in one of the vehicles. The male driver of one of the sedans died on the scene and the other driver was taken to the hospital with injuries. The identity of the driver has not been released yet.

Two others involved in the crash were injured and a fire fighter was also injured with non-life threatening injuries.

Per Ready Montgomery: Traffic incident blocks both directions of Clopper Rd (MD-117) between Watkins Mill Rd and Longdraft Rd. Expect significant delays due to crash investigation. Seek alternate route (as of 9:30am Sunday morning).

Information and photo courtesy of Pete Piringer

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