October 17 Collision in Twinbrook Area Now Fatal

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a now-fatal collision that occurred on October 17 in the Twinbrook area involving a City of Rockville Department of Public Works refuse truck and a City of Rockville Public Works employee.

On October 17 at approximately 9:24 a.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City Police Department officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 1300 block of Ardennes Avenue for the report of a serious collision that had just occurred.

The preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that the public works employee, identified as Jesse William Freeman, age 45, of Hibiscus Street in Taneytown, was riding on the back of a 2014 Mack refuse truck while making refuse pickups on Ardennes Avenue.  For reasons still under investigation, he was ejected from the truck.

Freeman was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on October 28.

The driver of the truck, identified as David Cole, age 51, of Rothgeb Drive in Rockville, was not injured.

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

 

Detectives Investigate Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Rockville

Update (11/13/2019): The pedestrian is identified as Kankanige Chandralatha Perera, age 77, of Aspen Hill Road in Rockville.
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Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred this morning in the Twinbrook area of Rockville.

On Wednesday, November 6 at approximately 7:21 a.m., officers from the 1st District, the Rockville City Police Department, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 2000 block of McAuliffe Drive for a report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has determined that a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling eastbound on McAuliffe Drive. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle struck an adult female pedestrian, who was attempting to cross McAuliffe Drive.  The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the Suburban is identified as 54-year-old Sylvia McNickle of Linthicum Street in Rockville.

The pedestrian will be identified once family notifications have been made.

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

Detectives Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Rockville

Update: October 26 at 6:00 p.m.  – The front seat passenger, now identified as Janice Luk Chan, age 72, of the 3800 block of Cooper Lane in Hyattsville, succumbed to her injuries at a local hospital. 

Detectives with the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that occurred late this morning in Rockville.

On Saturday, October 26 at approximately 11:36 a.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City Police Department officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 200 block of North Washington Street for the report of a serious collision that had just occurred.  Responding officers located a gray 2016 Toyota Corolla that had struck a tree.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the Corolla was traveling eastbound on Beall Avenue and turned right onto northbound North Washington Street.  For reasons still under investigation, the Corolla left the roadway after making the right turn onto North Washington Street and struck a tree.

The male driver, identified as Cheung Foo Chan, age 80, of the 3800 block of Cooper Lane in Hyattsville, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

A  front-seat passenger, identified as Janice Luk Chan, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.  She later succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

The rear seat passenger, identified as Man Kei Tam Yuen, age 83, of the 6300 block of Seabrook Road in Seabrook, Maryland, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

This remains an ongoing investigation.  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-Involved Collision in Silver Spring Area

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred last night in the Silver Spring area.

On Sunday, October 13, at approximately 7:40 p.m., a 3rd District officer was flagged down by a resident who reported that a pedestrian had just been struck at the intersection of University Boulevard East and Seek Lane.  Responding officers and Fire and Rescue personnel located the pedestrian deceased at the scene.  He is identified as Julio Vargas Valerio, age 67, of the 8600 block of Garland Avenue in Takoma Park.

Preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that Valerio was crossing University Boulevard East from north to south at Seek Lane when, for reasons still under investigation, he was struck by a 2006 Subaru Outback which was traveling east on University Boulevard East.   After being struck by the Outback, Valerio was then struck by a 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse which was also traveling east on University Boulevard East.

The driver of the Outback is identified as 74-year-old George Harry Dove of Medwick Drive in Hyattsville.  Dove was not injured in the collision.

The driver of the Eclipse is identified as 40-year-old Eulalio R. Lopez Vail of the 1000 block of University Boulevard East in Silver Spring.  Lopez Vail and two adult passengers in his vehicle were not injured in the collision.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this collision.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

Detectives Investigate Fatal Single-Vehicle Collision in Boyds

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that occurred last night in the Boyds area.
On Saturday, September 28, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers from the 1st District along with MCFR personnel responded to Darnestown Road just prior to Bucklodge Road for a vehicle collision.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2006 Mercedes Benz E350 was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road when for unknown reasons it struck two utility poles before leaving the roadway. The adult male driver was pronounced deceased on the scene.
The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Stephen Michael Feny, age 35, of Poolesville.
This incident 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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