Pedestrians at bus stop struck in Kensington, Md.

Two people waiting at a bus stop in Kensington were injured Saturday morning. (Montgomery Co. Fire and Rescue)

WASHINGTON —  A car careened into a local bus stop in Maryland and flipped on its side, pinning a person who had been waiting there underneath.

Emergency officials say the car had been traveling northbound on Connecticut Avenue in Kensington near Howard Avenue.  The road was closed to traffic Saturday morning.

Two victims  sent to the hospital:  a 63-year-old man, and an 18-year-old girl, who reportedly sustained serious injuries. Another victim who had been struck refused treatment. It was not clear who had been pinned under the car. The driver was the 63-year-old man.

The accident happened about 9:20 a.m.

Saturday night, Montgomery County Police said the accident was was related to a medical event. According to earlier reports, witnesses told police the driver appeared to have been drunk.

Follow @WTOP on Twitter and WTOP on Facebook.

© 2015 WTOP. All Rights Reserved.



Advertiser Content