GERMANTOWN, Md. (WUSA) - Two separate collisions took place late Tuesday afternoon on the ramp from eastbound Maryland 118 to southbound I-270, according to Montgomery County Police. Early reports stated that a slippery substance on the ramp, mixed with rain, was causing cars to slide off the road.
An off-duty police officer, Fabio Chung, was in the area and responded to the report of the two accidents to help at the scene. While he stood outside of his marked cruiser, another car coming down the ramp slid off the roadway, striking both Chung and his car. he was taken to a local hospital, treated and released.
No other injuries were reported from the accident scene. Maryland State Police are investigating the two earlier collisions on the ramp, and Montgomery County's Police Traffic Division is investigating the collision that invovled Chung.