2 children injured in Md. Route 355 school bus crash

A three-vehicle crash involving a school bus in Germantown, Maryland. (Courtesy NBC Washington)

WASHINGTON — Two children have been hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash involving a school bus in Germantown, Maryland.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer said a special needs bus collided with a passenger car and a truck near the intersection of Frederick Road/Maryland Route 355 and Gunners Branch Road.

Seven people, including the two children, were evaluated by medical technicians and hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two children are elementary school students from Laytonsville Elementary School and Fox Chapel Elementary School.

All northbound lanes on Route 355 at Gunners Branch Road reopened around 11 a.m.

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