(Update at 5 p.m.) MCFRS and police are responding to a significant traffic accident Tuesday afternoon on Old Georgetown Road at I-270.

According to Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer, there are multiple minor injuries as a result of the accident, which has some lanes blocked on Old Georgetown Road.

(Original) A vehicle collided with a pole on Rockville Pike near NIH and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Tuesday afternoon.

According to MCFRS spokesperson Pete Piringer, crews are evaluating and additional ambulance units have been requested.

The traffic signals in that area were out earlier on Tuesday afternoon. All lanes on Rockville Pike are blocked as crews arrive at the scene around 4 p.m.

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