A car collided with columns supporting an overhang in front of the Potomac Village Rite Aid Friday afternoon.
A driver veered into columns supporting an overhang in front of the Potomac Village Rite Aid Friday afternoon. No one was injured in the single-vehicle crash, said Capt. Oscar Garcia, a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman. Fire and Rescue personnel responded around 3:20 p.m., Garcia said. The car didn't hit the Rite Aid, but damaged the support columns in front of the building, Garcia said. The Rite Aid is located at 10134 River Road in the Potomac Place Shopping Center. Fire and Rescue called a building inspector to the scene, and the sidewalk around the overhang was closed to pedestrians. It's not yet known was caused the driver to veer into the support columns, Garcia said.
The lobby of M&T Bank on River Road flooded during last week's rains, causing the bank to close early on Thursday.
All appeared normal in the Potomac Place Shopping Center by last Friday afternoon, but the afternoon before it was anything but. The M&T Bank located in the Potomac Place Shopping Center closed early Thursday, Sept. 8, when water from several days of rains rushed across the parking lot and seeped under the lobby door, flooding the main floor of the bank. The M&T Bank is located at the River Road end of the shopping center and is prone to flooding when the rains are heavy, fast and long-lasting, according to Morty Trupp, owner of the Fashion Craft Cleaners located a couple of doors down from the bank. Trupp noted that this is not the first time the bank has flooded, citing another incident about 5 years ago. An employee of the bank, who …