Updated to relflect that the minivan involved in the collision struck the bus.
Westbound Midcounty Highway is closed from Miller Fall Road to Washington Grove Lane as the result of a traffic collision, according to a tweet by Montgomery County Police. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and to expect significant delays. Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Pete Piringer reports that the collision involved a minivan that struck (rear-ended) a school bus. Medevac was requested on scene due to injuries sustained by the occupant of the minivan. There were no passengers on the bus at the time of the accident. We will post an update when additional is avaialble.
Per @mcfrsPIO on Twitter: “Update – Mid County Hwy – minivan (no passengers on bus), 1 person in van pinned, @MCFRS_EMIHS evaluating 3 patients, incl 1 Pri1 trauma (Van), lanes are blocked, @mcfrs on scene twitter.com/mcfrspio/statu…”
RT @mcpnews TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Westbound Midcounty Highway is closed from Miller Fall Road to Washington Grove Lane as the result of a traffic collision. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route. Expect significant delays. https://t.co/HVEUnckEs1
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) March 23, 2023