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Hazmat Responds, Some Injured After Multiple-Vehicle Crash On I-495 In Bethesda

BETHESDA, Md. (WJZ) -- A multiple-vehicle crash on the I-495 beltway in Bethesda has some lane and several injured, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials said.

The crash was reported around 12:30 p.m. on the outer loop of the beltway between Connecticut Avenue & Rockville Pike. The crash involved two tractor-trailers, a box truck and two other vehicles.

The driver of the box truck was trapped but was extricated and transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two others were also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Three other injured patients refused transport, officials said.

Hazmat crews were called to the scene for a fuel spill and are working to contain the spill, which came from a tractor-trailer.



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