Overturned Tractor Trailer Closes Several Lanes of MD200 on Monday

by Patrick Herron

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to the scene of a collision Monday morning around 10am that involved an overturned tractor trailer. The incident occurred on the ICC (MD200) prior to US-29. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, HazMat is currently on the scene to clean the fuel spill (Maryland Department of Energy is pumping off 150 gallons of diesel.)

There were no injuries reported.  According to the Montgomery County MD Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security , the incident closes eastbound ICC at Columbia Pike (US-29) and drivers are asked to seek an alternate route. Traffic is currently passing on the left shoulder. Delays remain, beginning near MD-650.
Per @mcfrsPIO on twitter: “Update (initial dispatch ~10a) MD200 ICC, EB prior to Rt29, collision, HazMat, fuel spill, #MDE pumping off 150 gallons of diesel. No injuries, driver signed a refusal. 
@mcfrs PE715, T725, HM728, BC704 Responded & on scene, some lanes blocked (only 1 lane getting by)  PE715, T725, HM728, BC704 Responded & on scene, some lanes blocked (only 1 lane getting by)”

 

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