Two People Escape from Overturned, Burning Car in Potomac
Both were taken to hospital with injuries
Via Pete Piringer
Two people escaped from an overturned, burning car after it crashed off the street and into the woods in Potomac on Saturday night, according to a Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) spokesman.
Both people were taken to a local hospital with injuries that were serious but not considered life-threatening, MCFRS spokesman Pete Piringer said. A firefighter was also injured at the scene.
The car crashed off South Glen Road at a curve near Deep Glen Drive at about 8:15 p.m., according to Piringer. The car caught on fire after it rolled over. No other cars were involved.
Over the weekend, MCFRS also responded to several other crashes in the area. A vehicle went over the guard rail on the Beltway near Clara Barton Parkway in Bethesda at about midnight Saturday; no one was injured, according to Piringer. At about 1:50 a.m. Sunday, a vehicle and a small school bus collided on the Beltway between Georgia and Connecticut avenues. The vehicle went over the guard rail and into the woods, and there was one nonlife-threatening injury.