Northbound Route 355 reopens hours after six-car accident

December 28, 2012

Montgomery County Police announced late Friday afternoon that  Route 355/Rockville Pike had been reopened after a late-morning crash involving six cars shut down a stretch of the road for several hours.

The accident occurred shortly after 10:30 a.m. near Templeton Place, authorities said.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue reported four serious injuries — none of them life-threatening — and two minor injuries. One person was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, authorities said.

Dana Hedgpeth is the Washington Post’s lead reporter in covering the Metro rail and bus systems in the D.C. region and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) that runs them.
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