MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Five people have been taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 270 in Montgomery County early Thursday morning.
Of the five people hurt, one person has serious injuries, but they are not considered life-threatening, according to a tweet from Battalion Chief Steve Mann, public information officer for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services.
Fire crews responded to the crash scene on northbound I-270 at exit 9-10 just before 3 a.m. Responding emergency crews found a scene involving multiple overturned vehicles with multiple occupants. A hazardous materials team was called to the scene to handle a fuel spill from an overturned tractor trailer.
All northbound lanes were closed while first responders worked to clear the scene. All lanes were back open as of 5:45 a.m.
Investigators are still working to determine what led up to the crash.