Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred today at approximately 2:42 p.m.
Third District officers and Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to the area of the 700 block of Langley Drive and the 600 block of University Boulevard for the report of a pedestrian struck by an automobile. The initial investigation determined that the adult male pedestrian was crossing University Boulevard in an eastbound direction and not in a marked crosswalk. A gray 2006 Honda Accord was traveling northbound on University and for unknown reasons struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
The pedestrian was identified as Luis Alonso Romero, age 35, of the 9500 block of Biltmore Drive in Silver Spring. The driver of the Honda was identified as Marie Jeanne Adjoba Assale, age 49, of the 8800 block of Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.
The collision remains under investigation. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this collision to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers may remain anonymous.
September 21, 2015 11:15 a.m. – Release was updated to include pedestrian’s name.