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Two Northwest High School Students Struck By SUV

Less than one week after four high school students from Kennedy High School were struck by a vehicle while waiting at the bus stop on Georgia Ave, there has been another pedestrian incident involving multiple MCPS students; this time in Germantown.

According to police, two Northwest High School students were struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Richter Farm Road at about 2:35 pm on Monday afternoon October 15, shortly after dismissal.

Police confirmed a 15-year-old female and a 16-year-old male both suffered non-life threatening injuries when they were struck by what police called a Nissan SUV, driven by a 46-year-old male driver.

According to radio reports, the 16-year-old male suffered an injury to this head and a broken arm. He was transported to a local hospital by MCFRS EMS as a Priority 2 trauma patient. As for the 15-year-old female, she reported pain in her leg where the vehicle struck her and was transported to a local hospital as Priority 3 patient.