Overturned Truck Spills Scrap in Gaithersburg | NBC4 Washington

Overturned Truck Spills Scrap in Gaithersburg

Accident happened before noon



    (Published Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012)

    A tractor trailer truck overturned in Montgomery County Thursday, spilling a large amount of debris on the roadway.

    The accident happened on Quince Orchard Road near Clopper Road in Gaithersburg, Md., around noon.

    Montgomery County police said the tractor trailer was hauling scrap metal, which scattered on the road when it overturned.

    The truck driver suffered minor injuries, and was transported by paramedics.

    Several lanes of Quince Orchard Road were closed for several hours while the truck and trash were removed.

    The cause of the crash remains under investigation.