Three people were injured when the driver of a Montgomery County police cruiser collided with another car as the officer was responding to a call in Silver Spring, police said.
The officer and two passengers in the other car were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said. The crash occurred just before midnight on Colesville Road, near the intersection of Sligo Creek Parkway.
Colesville Road remained closed Tuesday morning closed between Sligo Creek Parkway and Leighton Avenue as police investigated the accident. Officers hoped to reopen the road by 8 a.m., police said. No other details about the crash were immediately available.
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