Part Of Northbound I-270 Closed Due To Accident Has Reopened

Recovery operations wrapped up  Monday  evening.


Frederick, Md (KM)..  State Police in Frederick County say a section of northbound Interstate 270 was reopened Monday night following a tractor trailer accident.   The  crash  Monday morning  closed part of northbound Interstate 270 in Frederick County through   the evening rush hour.

Troopers  say at around 10:25 AM,   the big rig ran off the roadway near I-270 over Doctor Perry Road. The vehicle went over a guardrail, down an embankment and came to rest in a small creek.

Troopers say the driver was not hurt, but recovery operations for the truck took several hours..

Motorists were  diverted  from northbound I-270 at Route 121 and then to Route 355.  Authorities say one northbound lane on I-270 near the crash site remained open, but there were   intermittent  closures to move equipment.


By Kevin McManus