One person is dead Saturday morning after they swerved to avoid a bus in Silver Spring. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday night in the 8600 block of 16th Street.
Montgomery County Police say a white Honda Accord was driving south on 16th Street towards the District when it approached a Ride On bus picking up a passenger at a stop. The driver of the Honda swerved to avoid hitting the bus and ran off the road. In the process, the car slammed into the curb, hitting a fire hydrant and a street sign. The impacts caused the vehicle to flip, landing on its roof at the bottom of an embankment.
Police said the driver, who they did not name, was wearing a seat belt.
The Honda did not hit the bus, and no one on board was injured.