Montgomery County police cruiser strikes bicyclist in Chevy Chase

A bicyclist is suffering from life-threatening injuries after being struck by a Montgomery County police vehicle late Friday night in Chevy Chase.

They have not indicated what led to the collision, nor have they identified the officer or the bicyclist.
It is not clear whether the officer's flashing lights or sirens were activated.

Police Tweeted that they were responding to the scene in the area of Connecticut Avenue and East/West Highway around 11:15 p.m.

They say Connecticut Avenue southbound is shut down at Jones Bridge Road, as is the exit ramp from 495 to Connecticut Avenue.