2-vehicle collision leaves 8 injured in Montgomery Co.

Eight people were hurt during a two-vehicle collision in Damascus, Maryland, where a car flipped and a utility pole was damaged on Sunday night.

A vehicle flipped over during the collision, which happened on Ridge Road and Highview Avenue around 8:30 p.m.

A utility pole was damaged.

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Eight people were hurt during a two-vehicle collision in Damascus, Maryland, where a car flipped and a utility pole was damaged on Sunday night.

The crash was on Ridge Road and Highview Avenue around 8:30 p.m., Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said in a tweet.



Responders freed a passenger from one of the vehicles, according to Piringer.

Two people were seriously hurt while the other six sustained less serious injuries, Piringer said.

Lanes on the road remain closed Sunday night as responders cleared the road.

Below is where officials said the crash occurred.

Hugh Garbrick

Hugh graduated from the University of Maryland’s journalism college in 2020. While studying, he interned at the Queen Anne & Magnolia News, a local paper in Seattle, and reported for the school’s Capital News Service. Hugh is a lifelong MoCo resident, and has listened to the local radio quite a bit.

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