Woman struck by Ride-On bus and seriously injured

March 6, 2012

A woman was seriously injured Tuesday night when she was hit by a Ride-On bus in a southwestern portion of Silver Spring, Montgomery County authorities said.

The accident happened at the intersection of East-West Highway and Grubb Road, just north of the District line, about 7:10 p.m., officials said. The victim, described as a woman in her 20s, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, said Capt. Oscar Garcia, a Montgomery County Fire Department spokesman.

The intersection was shut down as authorities investigated the crash.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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