Man struck by truck on Interstate 270 -- Gazette.Net


A man was struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 270 on Thursday morning, as he attempted to cross the highway.

The 6:15 a.m. accident forced police to temporarily shut down southbound lanes near Montrose Road, according to Maryland State police

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said the man, who was in his 20s, was being hospitalized for serious injuries.

Local lanes were shut down for about 90 minutes as a result of the crash, state police said.