Bethesda, MD (May 9, 2023) – Injuries were reported as a result of a major motor vehicle accident that took place in Bethesda on Monday afternoon, May 8.

Bethesda, MD – Six Lanes Blocked by Box Truck Crash on I-495 near River RdAt around 12:50 p.m., officers with the Montgomery County Police Department assisted firefighters with the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services at the scene of a major crash on Interstate 495.

Reports show that a box truck and an unknown number of additional vehicles collided on the interstate just prior to the exit for River Road. The impact of the crash caused the box truck to overturn and roll over a wall. The truck spilled content all over multiple lanes.

A total of six lanes of traffic were blocked as a result of this accident. Police and firefighters worked quickly to remove the damaged vehicles and debris from the scene.

A total of three people were injured as a result of the accident. The three victims were rushed to area hospitals with injuries.

At this time, investigations into the accident are underway.

We hope that injured victims are able to recover quickly. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

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