MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Emergency workers said medics took an adult and a child who were in a car to trauma hospitals with critical injuries Friday after the car collided with a school bus.
Assistant Chief David Pazos with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) tweeted at 8:37 a.m. about the crash at East Village Avenue and Plum Creek Drive in Gaithersburg.
Pete Piringer, MCFRS Public Information Officer, shared pictures of the wreck in a retweet of the information Pazos provided.
The principal of Forest Oak Middle School sent a letter to members of school community to let them know that the bus, which was carrying students to the school, was involved in the collision and that another bus went to the crash scene to take the children to Forest Oak.
The Montgomery County Department of Police said on Twitter that no students on the bus were hurt. In a follow-up tweet, police asked anyone who was on the bus at the time of the crash to contact detectives at (240) 773-6620.