Traffic: I-495 Closed at 355 Due to Collisions

by Patrick Herron

I-495 is currently blocked between Connecticut Ave., and Rockville Pike, near the I270 split.

According to Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Pete Piringer, there was a multiple vehicle collision, which involved several people trapped, that occurred around 12:30pm on Wednesday.

One of the collisions involved a tractor trailer and fuel spill; hazmat is currently on the scene.

Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and to expect  significant delays.

We will post an update when more information becomes available.



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