Montgomery County Fire and Rescue units were called to the scene of a collision that occurred in the Kentlands neighborhood of Gaithersburg just before 9am this morning.

Upon arriving, they encountered two people trapped inside a vehicle that was driven through the brick Kentlands Square signage outside of Panera.

MCFRS was able to extricate both people. They were transported to the hospital with Priority 3 injuries that were non-life threatening.

No word yet on the cause of the crash. Photos courtesy of Pete Piringer.


A single vehicle collision led has closed southbound Great Seneca Highway just prior to Lakelands Boulevard, according to MCFRS PIO Pete Piringer.

The collision occurred on Great Seneca Highway between Muddy Branch Road and Kentlands Blvd/Orchard Drive and the driver self-extricated from the vehicle, which landed on its side off the road.

The driver is being evaluated with non-life threatening injuries. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and to xpect delays.


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