UPDATE 7:12 a.m.- The Southern Maryland Chronicle has learned that a t least one person has did as a result of this crash.

Southbound Branch Avenue diverted at Woodyard Road accident at Surratts and Rt5 at the MedStar Hospital

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We will bring more information as we can confirm it.


The accident is reported to involve a tractor-trailer and a school bus. We have been informed that there were no children on the bus. It is now reported that two students were on board and transported to the hospital.

We do not have any other information on this incident at this time. Watch for emergency vehicles and expect major delays in this area.

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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...