One dies in Route 8 crash in Montgomery County

Shortly after 3 this afternoon, first responders were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Riner Road and Childress Road. Upon arrival, emergency crews located a passenger car which had been struck by a tractor trailer. The initial impact sent the tractor trailer off the roadway and into a residential structure.
The occupant of the passenger car and house were both transported to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the tractor trailer was pronounced dead at the scene. Names of those involved are not being released at this time, as notification of family members has not been completed.

This crash is still under active investigation.

Route 8 was reopened at approximately 8:20 this evening.

Lt. ME Hollandsworth

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office