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Suspected impaired driver arrested for ramming trooper in I-495 work zone

Maryland State Police
Posted at 9:03 AM, Jun 19, 2024

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Another collision in a Maryland work zone.

This time involving a state trooper in Montgomery County.

It happened around 1am on the outer-loop of I-495 near Greentree Road .

The trooper was guarding the zone in a lit up marked cruiser, when a Honda Accord came up and rear-ended them.

Police say the driver, 37-year-old Nithya Ramani, was arrested for driving while impaired.

Neither Ramani or the trooper were injured, although both cars had to be towed..