Update: Driver injured by object that crashed through windshield on I-270


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — Some southbound lanes on I-270 were closed between Middlebrook Road and Montgomery Village Avenue on Monday afternoon for an accident. Lanes reopened shortly before 4 p.m.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue’s spokesperson Pete Piringer tweeted that an object went through a car’s windshield and seriously injured the driver.

Traffic camera footage on June 29, 2020 at 3:50 p.m. (via Maryland Coordinated Highways Action Response Team)

The Maryland State Highway Administration tweeted at 3:34 p.m. that three left lanes are closed past Exit 11/MD 124 Quince Orchard Road. Another tweet at 3:57 p.m. said the lanes were reopened.

No further information is known about the condition of the driver or the object that struck them.

This is a developing story and will be updated.


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