Hiker Falls Approximately 100ft Down Embankment in Germantown; Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

by MCS Staff

CSX railroad traffic is stopped between Gaithersburg and Germantown due to fire department activity that involves extrication of an injured hiker who fell 100 ft down an embankment/cliff. Several trains are stopped in both directions as of 4:06pm on Sunday afternoon.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services and EMS are with the injured hiker who has suffered non life-threatening injuries. The fall occurred in the area of Peach Crest Drive and Waring Station Rd. in Germantown and extrication will occur soon.

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