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3 adults, 3 kids hurt in crash in Aspen Hill area of Silver Spring

Connecticut Avenue was closed in both directions at Atherton Drive because of the multi-vehicle crash.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Six people are hurt after a two-car crash in Silver Spring Thursday morning.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue were called to the scene of the crash around 7:35 a.m. at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Atherton Drive in the Aspen Hill area. 

Initial reports said three cars were involved, but responding officers say the crash involved a 1997 White Ford F150 pulling a trailer and a white 2015 Kia Optima. Investigators said the driver of the Ford was trying to turn from Atherton onto Connecticut and crashed into the Kia driving on Connecticut. 

Six people, including three juveniles, were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries, and one person had to be extricated from the wreckage. One juvenile had serious, life-threatening injuries. 

Connecticut Avenue was closed in both directions for several hours for an investigation into the crash.

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