Five-Car Crash Causes Major Delays on I-270

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The scene of an armored truck crash on I-270 in Gaithersburg. (credit: Julie Wright)

The scene of an armored truck crash on I-270 in Gaithersburg. (credit: Julie Wright)

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A five-car accident involving an armed truck is causing major delays on I-270 near Shady Grove Road.

The accident occurred around 8:30 a.m., closing several southbound lanes during rush hour. Three left lanes have since reopened.

Maryland State Police says two people sustained minor injuries from the crash and were taken to an area hospital.

The armored truck involved in the crash was leaking fuel, according to Montgomery County Fire. A hazmat team is on scene.

This story will be updated.

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