2 sent to hospital after crash that shut down part of Beltway

Two people were hospitalized (Courtesy Pete Piringer/Montgomery County Fire and EMS).

Two people were hospitalized .

The crash closed part of the beltway for about an hour (Courtesy Pete Piringer/Montgomery County Fire and EMS).


Two people are in the hospital after a crash that shut down the Beltway in Maryland near Georgia Avenue for about an hour Sunday morning.

Montgomery County Fire and EMS spokesman Pete Piringer said one car hit another and trapped the driver of the striking car inside.

The person was freed and taken to the hospital, along with another adult who had nonlife threatening injuries.

This is a developing story. Check back with WTOP for the latest.

Lauren Hamilton

Lauren Hamilton is an Associate Producer at WTOP. She is a senior student at the University of Maryland, having written for a variety of campus publications and as a reporter at the campus radio station, WMUC 88.1. She began as an intern with WTOP in the summer of 2021.

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