Update: October 18, 2016 (11:10 a.m.) – The pedestrian has been identified as Pedro Mendoza, age 54, of Gilbert Road in Rockville. Mendoza remains in grave condition at a local hospital.
Detectives with the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious personal injury collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in Rockville last night. Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pedestrian.
On Sunday, October 16, at approximately 8:50 p.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Norbeck Road (Route 28) and Baltimore Road in Rockville for the report of a pedestrian collision. Preliminary investigation has revealed that Jum Soon Kim of Burtonsville, was operating a 1999 Acura Integra eastbound on Norbeck Road. As Kim was traveling through the intersection of Baltimore Road, she struck a pedestrian crossing Norbeck Road on the east side of the intersection. The adult male pedestrian, who has yet to be identified, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian remains unconscious.
Detectives continue to investigate this collision and need the public’s assistance in identifying the pedestrian, described as a Hispanic male who is possibly 35 – 45 years old. Anyone with information regarding this collision or the pedestrian’s identity is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620.