Update: Detectives Investigate Multiple Fatality Vehicle Collision in Silver Spring

UPDATE:  Press Release updated to include identities of deceased.

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

On Saturday, November 10, 2018, at approximately 5:43 a.m., 3rd District officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue at Northampton Drive for the report of a collision involving a Peapod Freightliner.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2018 Freightliner MT45, driven by James Richard Bailey Jr., was traveling southbound on New Hampshire Avenue when it struck a 1997 Toyota Corolla which was traveling northbound on New Hampshire Avenue and was in the process of making a left turn onto Northampton Drive.

The 1997 Toyota Corolla was driven by an adult male and contained two additional passengers – an adult male and an adult female. The adult male driver, identified as Ismael Melchor Salazar, age 39 or Hyattsville, MD, succumbed to his injuries on the scene. The adult female passenger, identified as Maribel Zelaya de Reyes, age 41, of Hyattsville, MD, was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The adult male passenger was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Freightliner is identified as James Richard Bailey Jr. who was not injured in the collision.

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

CTJ

Detectives Investigate Multiple Fatality Vehicle Collision in Silver Spring

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

On Saturday, November 10, 2018, at approximately 5:43 a.m., 3rd District officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue at Northampton Drive for the report of a collision involving a Peapod Freightliner.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2018 Freightliner MT45, driven by James Richard  Bailey Jr., was traveling southbound on New Hampshire Avenue when it struck a 1997 Toyota Corolla which was in the process of making a left turn onto Northampton Drive.

The 1997 Toyota Corolla was driven by an adult male and contained two additional passengers – an adult male and an adult female.  The adult male driver succumbed to his injuries on the scene.  The adult female passenger was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.  The adult male passenger was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The identity of the driver and passengers of the 1997 Toyota Corolla will be released once family members have been notified.

The driver of the Freightliner is identified as James Richard Bailey Jr. who was not injured in the collision.

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

CTJ

 

Detectives Investigate Fatal Bicycle-Involved Collision in Wheaton Area

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal bicycle-involved collision that occurred this evening in the Wheaton area.

On Wednesday, November 7 at approximately 6:26, 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Randolph Road at Goodhill Road for the report of a serious collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the 47-year-old adult male bicyclist was traveling on the roadway of westbound Randolph Road approaching Goodhill Road.  A 2019 BMW M240i was also traveling westbound on Randolph Road and approaching Goodhill Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the bicyclist crossed the westbound lanes of Randolph Road in a southwest direction and collided with the BMW.  The bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  The identity of the bicyclist will be released once family members have been notified.

The driver of the BMW is identified as Yale Abraham Tankus, age 57, of the 100 block of Lillian Lane in Silver Spring.  Tankus was not injured in this collision.

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

RLG

Update: Serious Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Rockville Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a now fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on Thursday, October 18.

On Thursday, October 18 at approximately 6:15 a.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Hungerford Drive (MD Route 355) and Frederick Avenue for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2003 Lexus ES300 was traveling southbound on Hungerford Drive.  The pedestrian, Dingguo Guo, was crossing westbound Frederick Avenue at Hungerford Drive. For reasons still under investigation, the Lexus collided with Guo in the intersection.

The driver of the Lexus 300E, Valerie Jeanne Beaudoin, age 56, of the 19900 block of Burchap Place in Montgomery Village was not injured in the collision.

Guo, age 61, of the 1900 block of Valley Stream Drive in Rockville, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Guo succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on Friday, October 19.

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

RLG

Update: Collision Involving Motor Scooter Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a now fatal collision involving a motor scooter that occurred on Monday, October 1.

The passenger on the motor scooter, Maria Delmis Lemus-Nolasco, age 24, of Epping Road in Silver Spring, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday, October 3.

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