Detectives Investigate Fatal Collision in Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on March 4, 2019, in Silver Spring.

On March, 4, at approximately 3:43 p.m., officers from the 3rd District along with Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Cherry Hill Road and Prosperity Drive for the report of a personal injury collision.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Toyota Corolla, was attempting to turn left from northbound Cherry Hill Road on to Prosperity Drive, when for reasons still under investigation, it was struck by a 2003 Volvo XC90, which was traveling southbound on Cherry Hill Road.

The driver and passenger of the Toyota are identified as Regina Ablorh, age 50, and Augustina Okwadi, age 71, respectively, both of Beltsville.  Ablorh and Okwadi were transported to local hospitals with serious injuries.  Augustina Okwadi succumbed to her injuries on April 27, 2019.

The driver of the Volvo is identified as Herbert Oswaldo Baires Chavez, age 25, of College Park.  Chavez was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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April 11 Pedestrian Collision in Rockville Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a now-fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Thursday, April 11 in Rockville. The pedestrian, identified as Huo K Li, age 83, of the 11400 block of Duryea Drive in Potomac, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Yesterday (Wednesday, April 17), Li succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

On Thursday, April 11 at approximately 2:24 p.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City Police Department officers, and fire and rescue personnel responded to the parking lot of 650 Hungerford Drive for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation by officers revealed that a 2017 Audi Q5 was exiting the parking lot of 650 Hungerford Drive when for reasons still under investigation, the Audi Q5 collided with Li.

The driver of the Audi Q5, identified as Christina Kueichih Lin, age 52, of the 500 block of Longhorn Crescent in Derwood, was not injured in the collision.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Update: Serious Pedestrian Collision in Rockville Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a now fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on Saturday, March 23.  The pedestrian is identified as Jiayun Karen Liang, age 36, of Onondaga Avenue in San Francisco, California.

Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado assigned to the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, was traveling eastbound on Beall Avenue when, for reasons still under investigation, it struck an adult male and Liang.

Liang was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  On Thursday, March 28, she succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

All facts and circumstances regarding this incident are being investigated.  This remains an active and ongoing investigation.  If anyone witnessed the collision or has additional information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Clarksburg Area Fatal Collision Investigated

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal collision that occurred this morning in the Clarksburg area.

On Thursday, March 28, at approximately 9:58 a.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 11700 block of Hawkes Road for the report of a serious collision.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Hawkes Road and a 2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 van was traveling westbound on Hawkes Road.   For reasons still under investigation, the Accord and the Express 2500 van collided in the 11700 block of Hawkes Road (between Stringtown Road and Piedmont Road).

The driver of the Accord, identified as Nancy Soraya Moreno, age 45, of the 10800 block of Sir Barton Circle in Damascus, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

The driver of the Express 2500 van, identified as David Joseph Dowling, age 57, of the 23100 block of Bank Barn Court in Germantown, and an adult male front-seat passenger in the van suffered minor injuries in the collision.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Detectives Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Rockville Involving 3-Year Old Child

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a personal injury collision that occurred today in Rockville involving a 3-year old child.

Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 3:51 p.m., in the parking lot of 611 Rockville Pike, a 3-year old male child was crossing the travel portion of the parking lot when he was struck by a 2010 Ford Explorer driven by Pedro Zavala Leal, age  44, of the 6200 block of Fernwood Terrace in Riverdale, Maryland.  Leal remained on the scene of the collision.

The child has been identified as Antonio Martinez Cruz, age 3, of Rockville.  Cruz was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

All facts and circumstances regarding this incident are being investigated.  This remains an active and ongoing investigation.  If anyone witnessed the collision or has additional information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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