Officer injured in crash on Montgomery Village Avenue -- Gazette.Net


A Montgomery County police officer was injured when her cruiser crashed into a tree near Montgomery Village Avenue Thursday morning.

According to county police spokesperson Blanca Kling, the officer was responding to a domestic violence report at 9:53 a.m. The officer was driving near Montgomery Village Avenue and Stedwick Road when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Kling said a vehicle may have failed to yield to the police cruiser.

The officer, a four-year veteran of the county police department, was transported to a local hospital. She was conscious and able to speak at the time, Kling said.

There were no other injuries, and no charges have yet been filed. Montgomery Village Avenue temporarily closed after the accident, but has since reopened.