Metrobus in accident in Silver Spring
July 8 Update: The Post's Michael S. Williamson snapped this photograph of a Metrobus that wound up in a yard in Silver Spring. Montgomery County police are investigating.
3:55 p.m. Update: The bus was out of service and wasn't operating on any particular route, Metro officials said.
3:25 p.m. Update: WUSA9 has posted a photo that shows a Metro bus with the front of it smashed in.
2:30 p.m. Update: A Metro bus that was not carrying passengers struck a vehicle in Silver Spring at about 12:45 p.m., before coming to a stop in a residential yard.
A passenger in a vehicle that was struck by the bus was hurt and transported to a nearby hospital, but the injuries were non-life-threatening, according to Metro spokesman Reggie Woodruff. The bus operator was not injured. However, the bus suffered "significant damage" and will be towed to a bus facility for repairs, Woodruff said. He said Montgomery County police are investigating the accident.
-- Ann Scott Tyson
1:40 p.m. Update: Montgomery Couny Fire/EMS spokesman Capt. Oscar Garcia said emergency crews responded to a report of a Metro bus rear-ending a vehicle, which then traveled across several lanes into an embankment. The bus operator and driver of the vehicle are being evaluated, he said.
More details soon.
Original post: A Metrobus has been involved in an accident at Colesville Road and Woodmoor Circle in Silver Spring, Metro confirms.
The agency is currently trying to get additional details. Stay with The Post for more information.
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