I-270 southbound lanes reopen in Rockville

 Updated at 11:19 a.m.

Five people were involved in the crash Monday morning that shutdown the southbound lanes of Interstate 270 near Route 28 in Rockville.

Maryland State Police said those involved were in three separate vehicles. All of those involved were reported to have non-life threatening injuries at mid-day, police said.

The crash is still under investigation.

Updated at 8:35 a.m.

Police said they have reopened all lanes of Interstate 270 southbound after an earlier crash caused several miles of backed up traffic. Police said they still did not have details on what happened in the crash.

Updated at 7:38 a.m.

Authorities warned drivers Monday morning to avoid Interstate 270 south near Route 28 in Rockville because of an earlier crash.

The four lanes, traveling southbound are closed — although some traffic is getting by on the local lanes of the roadway and on the right shoulder, Maryland State Police said at 7:30 a.m.

Police said five individuals were involved in the crash but they had no immediate details on their conditions or when the roadway would be fully reopened.

Travelers were reporting traffic backups of mroe than four miles.



Original post at 6:30 a.m.

Police said all four lanes of Interstate 270 southbound in Rockville are closed Monday morning after an earlier crash.

The crash, involving at least two cars and occurred near Route 28. It is not immediately known how long the roadway will be closed.



There were no immediate details on the passengers involved from Montgomery County Police and Maryland State Police.

The incident occurred just after 6 a.m.

Police said drivers should expect major delays. Some area traffic reports said there were delays of up to three to four miles in the area.


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Dana Hedgpeth is a Post reporter, working the early morning, reporting on traffic, crime and other local issues.



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