Woman only slightly hurt after tire crashes through windshield

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A driver on Interstate 465 survived a scary incident when a tire crashed through her windshield Tuesday.

The woman was driving north on I-465 at Rockville Road around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when the tire and wheel came off a car that was merging onto southbound I-465. The tire smashed the windshield and roof of the woman's car.

She was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The driver of the southbound vehicle, a red Chevy sedan, fled the scene on foot.