Montgomery County Car Accident: Fatal car crash in Maryland leaves one dead.
The Montgomery County Department of Police is currently conducting an investigation into a tragic crash that occurred on Monday afternoon.
Officers and rescue personnel swiftly responded to a report of a crash involving two vehicles shortly after the stroke of noon.
In a dramatic incident at the intersection of southbound Columbia Pike and Blackburn Road, a white Ford Escape and black Toyota Corolla collided, causing a significant impact. Tragically, a female passenger in the Toyota vehicle lost her life at the scene of the incident.
Both drivers involved in the collision were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment of injuries that are not considered life-threatening.
Investigation is ongoing.
Montgomery County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2020 census, the county’s population was 1,062,061, increasing by 9.3% from 2010. The county seat and largest municipality is Rockville, although the census-designated place of Germantown is the most populous place within the county. Montgomery County, which adjoins Washington, D.C., is part of the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV metropolitan statistical area, which in turn forms part of the Baltimore–Washington combined statistical area. Most of the county’s residents live in unincorporated locales, of which the most urban are Silver Spring and Bethesda, although the incorporated cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg are also large population centers, as are many smaller but significant places.