Metrobus hits woman, girl in Northwest DC

WASHINGTON — A Metrobus struck a woman and child in D.C.’s Chevy Chase neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, trapping the woman under the bus.

A woman and girl were struck by the bus near Broad Branch Road and McKinley Street in Northwest D.C. around 3:30 p.m. D.C. Fire and EMS responded and safely extricated the woman, who was partially trapped under the bus.

The woman and child were transported to the hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.

First responders said they believe the two were together when they were hit, D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Vito Maggiolo said.

Below is a map with the location of the incident:

Sarah Beth Hensley

Sarah Beth Hensley is the Digital News Director at WTOP. She has worked several different roles since she began with WTOP in 2013 and has contributed to award-winning stories and coverage on the website.

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