A pedestrian was struck by a CSX train near the intersection of Nebel Street and Randolph Road in North Bethesda on Monday night, a county fire and rescue spokesman said.
Police said the male victim was expected to survive serious injuries.
The 22-year-old victim was with a 21-year-old woman at the time of the incident. The woman, also from Gaithersburg, was also drinking alcohol before playing the game.
Assistant Chief Scott Graham tweeted the following at 9:29 p.m. on Monday:
"@MCFirePIO MCFRS Rockville CXS Nebel St/Randolph Rd. Pedestrian struck by train. Priority 1 to local trauma ctr. No further from Fire/Rescue. Thx Scott"
Traffic was stopped near the scene of the incident, to which emergency crews reported at 9:16 p.m., WUSA9 reported on its Web site. There were no major traffic problems, WUSA9 reported during its 11 p.m. broadcast.