Detectives Investigate Germantown Serious Collision

Update: The driver of the BMW 328i, identified as Javed Fristedt, age 42, of the 9000 block of Nesbit Court in Montgomery Village, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on January 3, 2018.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a single-vehicle collision that occurred last night in Germantown.

On Thursday, December 28 at approximately 9:30 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area of Brink Road and Cog Wheel Way for the report of a collision that had just occurred.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2015 BMW 328i was traveling east on Brink Road in the area of Cog Wheel Way.  For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway and struck multiple sections of a fence.

The adult male driver of the BMW was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  He remains in grave condition.  His identity will be released once family is located and notified.

The adult female passenger in the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Speed and alcohol use by the driver are possible contributing factors in this collision.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

RLI

Rockville Fatal Collision Investigated

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision that occurred last night in Rockville.

On Saturday, December 16 at approximately 11:14 p.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City police officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Rockville Pike (Route 355) and Congressional Lane for the report of a collision that had just occurred.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2014 Tao Tao Scooter was traveling southbound on Rockville Pike approaching Congressional Lane.  At the same time, a 2008 BMW 335xi was attempting to make a left turn from northbound Rockville Pike onto westbound Congressional Lane.   For reasons still under investigation, the two vehicles collided on Rockville Pike.  After the initial collision between the Scooter and the BMW, the driver of the BMW stopped his vehicle on Congressional Lane and fled from the vehicle on foot.  A short time later, responding officers located the driver of the BMW on Congressional Lane and arrested him for driving under the influence (DUI).

The operator of the 2014 Tao Tao Scooter is being identified as Ross Stanley Redler, age 56, of the 5900 block of Halpine Road in Rockville.  He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Redler succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

The driver of the 2008 BMW 335xi is being identified as Mark Steven Andrade, age 24, of the 7500 block of Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda.  He was not injured in the collision.

This remains an open investigation.  Investigators will consult with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office to determine if Andrade will be charged with additional offenses related to this collision.  Anyone who witnessed this collision or has information about this collision is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

RLG

Fatal Pedestrian Collision on Piney Branch Road Investigated

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred in Silver Spring.

On Saturday, December 16 at approximately 1:07 a.m., 3rd District officers along with Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Piney Branch Road at Garland Avenue for the report of a pedestrian involved personal injury collision.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a grey 2009 Toyota Corolla was traveling north on Piney Branch Road prior to Garland Avenue, when for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was lying on the pavement in the roadway.  It is believed that the pedestrian suffered an injury prior to being struck by the Toyota.  The type and cause of injury remains under investigation.  The 30-year-old male pedestrian was transported to a local trauma center where he was pronounced deceased.  The driver and passenger of the Toyota were not injured.

The pedestrian is being identified as Inmar Alejan Garmendez-Escobar, 30 years old, of an unconfirmed address.  The driver is being identified as Noellie Espinal Rosario, 40 years old, of the 1500 block of Overlook Drive in Silver Spring.

This remains an ongoing investigation and detectives are urging anyone with information regarding this collision to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6200.  Callers may remain anonymous.

PRS

Aspen Hill Area Fatal Crash Investigated

Update (12/6/17, 9:00 am): The driver of the Nissan is identified as Mario Adalberto Montoya Flores, age 28, of N Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred early this morning on Georgia Avenue, south of Aspen Hill Road. 

At approximately 1:49 a.m., on Wednesday, December 6 officers from the 4th District, along with Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Georgia Avenue at Hewitt Avenue for the report of a serious personal injury collision.  First responders located two pickup trucks that had been involved in a collision at that location.  Preliminary investigation has revealed that an adult male driver of a 2007 Nissan Frontier was traveling northbound on Georgia Avenue when for reasons still under investigation, struck a 2017 Toyota Tacoma, operated by another adult male, who was attempting to turn left from westbound Hewitt Avenue onto southbound Georgia Avenue.  Both drivers were injured and transported to Suburban Hospital. 

The driver of the Nissan succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.  The driver of the Toyota sustained non-life-threatening injuries and received treatment at the hospital.  The driver of the Toyota is being identified as Israel A. Vasquez Bonilla, 50 years old, of the 3400 block of Hewitt Avenue.  The identity of the driver of the Nissan will be released once family has been notified. 

The investigation of this collision is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

PRS

 

Wheaton Fatal Collision Investigated

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

On Wednesday, November 29 at approximately 7:46 a.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Connecticut Avenue at Dean Road for the report of a serious collision that had just occurred.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Honda Civic was traveling northbound on Connecticut Avenue approaching Dean Road.  At the same time, a 2009 Nissan Altima was attempting to make a right turn from westbound Dean Road onto northbound Connecticut Avenue.   For reasons still under investigation, the two vehicles collided on Connecticut Avenue.  After the initial collision between the Civic and the Altima, the Civic crossed the median strip on Connecticut Avenue and struck a 2004 Mazda3 that was attempting to turn left onto Dean Road from southbound Connecticut Avenue.  The impact of this collision caused the Mazda3 to be pushed into a 2006 Nissan Murano which was stopped behind the Mazda3 and also was attempting to turn left onto Dean Road from southbound Connecticut Avenue.  The Murano was then struck by a 2012 Toyota Venza that were traveling southbound on Connecticut Avenue approaching Dean Road.

The driver of the 2016 Honda Civic is being identified as Yonatan Tedros, age 18, of the 2800 block of Harris Drive in Silver Spring.  He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Tedros succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.  A juvenile passenger in the Civic was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the 2009 Nissan Altima is being identified as Stephanie Danielle De Witt, age 30, of the 1400 block of Tollison Drive in Bowie.  She was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the 2006 Nissan Murano is being identified as Analis Cepeda, age 33, of the 14000 block of Whispering Pines Court in Silver Spring. She was not injured in the collision.

The driver of the 2004 Mazda3 is being identified as Sakinatu Marie Seisay, age 22, of the 18000 block of Sunhaven Court in Olney.  She was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A passenger in the Mazda3 was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the 2012 Toyota Venza is being identified as Ana Lorena Arevalo Orellana, age 41, of the 14000 block of Whispering Pines Court in Silver Spring.  She was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone who witnessed this collision or has information about this collision is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

RLG