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Posted at 5:31 PM ET, 11/11/2010

9 hurt in Metrobus collision

By Clarence F. Williams

Nine people were hurt Thursday when a Metrobus collided with a car in the Wheaton area, Montgomery County police said.

Authorities responded to Randolph and Sherwood Forest roads about 4 p.m., police said. The victims were taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, Montgomery fire officials said.

By Clarence F. Williams  | November 11, 2010; 5:31 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland, Traffic and Transportation  
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Colesville, MD not Wheaton.

Posted by: MajorFacemask | November 11, 2010 7:57 PM | Report abuse

Wheaton? That's not in Wheaton.

Posted by: dcfilm2 | November 12, 2010 6:39 AM | Report abuse

Wheaton? That's not in Wheaton.

Posted by: dcfilm2 | November 12, 2010 6:40 AM | Report abuse

Who cares where it was they are going to get paid Merry Christmas!!! Merry Christmas!!! Glad every body make it all right. God bless

Posted by: amazing2 | November 12, 2010 7:22 AM | Report abuse

Deathro strikes again.

Posted by: forgetthis | November 12, 2010 9:36 AM | Report abuse

Can you say..Law suit!!! God Speed!!

Posted by: dspower33 | November 12, 2010 9:57 AM | Report abuse

the drivers were probably busy gawking at that oversized castle monstrosity at the corner.

Posted by: MarilynManson | November 12, 2010 11:58 AM | Report abuse

When I'm in pedestrian mode, every time I see a Metro bus approach - I make sure I get as far away from it as possible as quickly as possible. I don't want to take ANY chance - Metro's Bus accident record scares me.

Posted by: rikkirat | November 12, 2010 12:11 PM | Report abuse

The bus to purgatory.

Posted by: blackforestcherry | November 12, 2010 2:38 PM | Report abuse

I wouldn't be too quick to fault the bus driver. As an everyday Metro bus rider, I have seen cars regularly break driving rules when moving around metro buses. The most frequent one is turning right from a left lane directly in front of the bus because the car driver is too impatient to follow road rules and stay in the right hand lane and wait to turn after the bus has pulled away from the stop. I've seen many a near miss because of this and that type of accident is definitely not the bus driver's fault.

Posted by: ambey | November 12, 2010 3:38 PM | Report abuse

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