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Collision With Pickup Slams Maryland Metrobus Into A Tree

 Wednesday, June 8, 2016

 NBC Washington

More than a dozen bus passengers were taken to a hospital Monday afternoon after a Metrobus crashed with another vehicle and then slammed into a tree in Silver Spring, Maryland, officials said. The crash of the J2 bus headed to Montgomery Westfield mall occurred Monday afternoon on East-West Highway at Grubb Road. The sound of the collision could be heard for blocks, people in the area at the time said." The driver of the bus was trapped for about 15 minutes. There’s not much of a front of a bus," Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said. The bus driver was severely injured and taken to the hospital.