Ride On Bus Driver Charged In North Bethesda Accident

Crash at Nicholson Lane and Rockville PikeMontgomery County Police say a county Ride On bus driver has been charged with a traffic citation in an 11-car accident in North Bethesda yesterday that left at least four people injured.

Officer Rebecca Innocenti, a police spokesperson, said an officer charged the Ride On bus driver with failing to reduce speed to avoid a collision.

MCP’s Public Information Office is awaiting a full report on the details of the accident. What is known is that around 1:40 p.m. on Monday, a multi-car collision on Nicholson Avenue, just east of Rockville Pike, caused the closure of Nicholson Lane for about three hours.

Innocenti said 11 vehicles were involved, four people were transported to hospitals with non-serious injuries and one pregnant female drove herself to the hospital where she was kept for some time for observation. Seven of the 11 vehicles involved needed tows.

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