Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Pete Piringer reports that one person is dead after a fatal collision on northbound I-270 before Exit 13 (Middlebrook Rd) that occurred around 2am on Friday.
According to WTOP, “Maryland State Police said a Ford Fusion stopped in the middle of interstate when a Kenworth semi-truck slammed into the back of the Ford, killing the driver”.
The crash initially closed all lanes on I-270 NB in the area of Exit 13, Middlebrook Road. One lane was open by approximately 5am and the incident was cleared by approximately 6am, but delays remained starting at Watkins Mill Road into the morning rush.
ICYMI (~2a) Fatal Collision I270 IAO Exit 13 Middlebrook Rd, lanes open, but…. https://t.co/Y4PdUK2BMX
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) November 19, 2021