Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Germantown Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a now fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in Germantown last night.

On Wednesday, December 19, at approximately 8:17 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to Middlebrook Road at Ridgecrest Drive for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the pedestrian was crossing eastbound Middlebrook Road at Ridgecrest Drive when she was struck by a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta that was traveling east on Middlebrook Road.

The pedestrian, identified as Joyce Asare Brown, age 50, of Quail Woods Drive in Germantown, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

The driver of the Volkswagen, identified as Christian Alexander Martinez, age 20, of Emory Grove Road in Gaithersburg, was transported to a local hospital with 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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Update: Serious Pedestrian Collision in Darnestown Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, December 14, in Darnestown.

On Friday, December 14, at approximately 5:19 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Darnestown Road and Ancient Oak Drive for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2015 Acura TLX, driven by Adrian Takashi Culp, age 21, of Flameleaf Court in Gaithersburg, was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road approaching Ancient Oak Drive.  A pedestrian, identified as Nancy Jean Soulen, age 87, of the 15300 block of Quail Run Drive in Darnestown, was crossing Darnestown Road in a southerly direction near Ancient Oak Drive.  For reasons still under investigation, the Acura collided with Soulen near the intersection.

Soulen was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and succumbed to her injuries in the early morning hours of Sunday, December 16, 2018.  Culp 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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Detectives Investigate Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Bethesda

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred tonight in Bethesda.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., 2nd District officers and Fire and Rescue Services personnel responded to Old Georgetown Road at Kingswood Road for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee had exited westbound Interstate 495 (I-495) and was traveling north on Old Georgetown Road.  A 74-year-old female pedestrian was crossing northbound Old Georgetown Road at Kingswood Road when she was struck by the Grand Cherokee.

The adult female pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

The driver of the Grand Cherokee is identified as Sheikh Shehzad Parviz, age 45, of Bells Mill Road in Bethesda.  He was not injured in the collision.

The pedestrian is identified as Dona Cicy H Amarasekara of Rollins Avenue in Rockville.

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 Collision in Derwood Now Fatal

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a now fatal collision that occurred on Sunday, November 18.

On November 18 at approximately 10:09 p.m., officers from the 5th District and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to Muncaster Road in the area of Beechdale Court for a single-vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling southbound on Muncaster Road when for reasons still under investigation, it left the roadway and hit an embankment and rolled over.  Further assessment of the scene revealed that the passenger of the Cobalt was ejected from the car during the collision.  Investigators believe that a dark-colored Ford Mustang may have been involved in some manner with the collision.  Investigators are seeking to speak with the driver of the dark-colored Ford Mustang.

The driver of the Cobalt has been identified as 24-year-old Mario Antonio Jandres-Rivera of Ginger Court in Germantown.  Mr. Jandres-Rivera was transported to a local hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition.

The passenger of the Cobalt has been identified as 23-year-old Oscar Eduardo Rivas-Macal of Washington Grove Lane in Gaithersburg.  Mr. Rivas-Macal was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Mr. Rivas-Macal succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on Friday, November 23, 2018.

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

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Detectives Investigate Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Gaithersburg

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred this morning in Gaithersburg.

At approximately 6:44 a.m., 6th District officers, Gaithersburg police officers, and Fire and Rescue Services personnel responded to South Summit Avenue at Wells Avenue for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2011 Nissan Rogue was traveling north on South Summit Avenue.  A 52-year-old female pedestrian was crossing South Summit Avenue at Wells Avenue in an easterly direction when she was struck by the Rogue.  The Rogue left the collision scene but the driver returned a short time later.

The pedestrian succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Rogue is identified as Abidemi Etabuno D Udah, age 29, of McCausland Place in Gaithersburg.  She was not injured in the collision.

The pedestrian is identified as Li Zhang of Settlers Landing Way in North Potomac.

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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