Detectives Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Four Corners Area of Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcyclist that occurred this afternoon in the Four Corners area of Silver Spring.

Today, Sunday, March 22, at approximately 1:55 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Colesville Road (Route 29) at Southwood Avenue for the report of a collision involving a motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the operator of a 2005 Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle was traveling south on Colesville Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the motorcycle left the roadway and struck a utility pole.

The motorcyclist, identified as Rajawhn Eric Clary, age 31, of Greenbelt, Maryland, was declared deceased at the scene.

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

Update: Pedestrian-Involved Collision in White Oak Area Now Fatal

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a now fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred yesterday in the White Oak area.

The pedestrian, previously identified as 65-year-old David Rafael Velasquez of Silver Spring, succumbed to his injuries last night (Thursday, March 19) at an area hospital.

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.

Update: Serious Collision in Layhill Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a now fatal collision that occurred on March 1.

On Sunday, March 1 at approximately 1:11 a.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Norbeck Road and Layhill Road for the report of a serious collision that had just occurred.

Preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that a black 2016 Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on Layhill Road approaching Norbeck Road and a white 2015 Nissan Altima was traveling westbound on Norbeck Road approaching Layhill road.  For reasons still under investigation, the Nissans collided in the intersection.

The driver of the 2015 Nissan Altima, Waqas Tahir Khan, age 37, of Fairmont Court in Woodbridge, Virginia, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Khan succumbed to his injuries yesterday (Monday, March 2) at the hospital.  An adult female passenger in the 2015 Altima was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the 2016 Nissan Altima, 30-year-old Aaron Pugh of an unconfirmed address, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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.

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Detectives Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Potomac

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred early this morning in Potomac.

This morning (Saturday, February 29), at approximately 12:54 a.m., 2nd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 11000 block of South Glen Road for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that a 2020 Toyota Corolla was traveling west on South Glen Road when for reasons still under investigation, the Corolla left the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver (and sole occupant) of the vehicle, Brianna Java White, age 25, of the 14900 block of Braemar Crescent Way in Darnestown, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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.

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Update to White Oak Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Collision: Detectives Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Pedestrian’s Family

UPDATE: March 4, 2020: Mr. Herrera’s family has been located.  Thank you to the public and media for sharing his information.

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Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred on Saturday, February 22, in the White Oak area.

The pedestrian, who succumbed to his injuries sustained in the collision, is being identified as Hector Ruben Caballero Herrera, age 49, of an unknown address. Detectives have been unable to locate any of Herrera’s family members and are asking anyone with information on possible family members to please call detectives at: 240-773-6620.

Investigators are releasing a photo of Herrera.

Hector Ruben Caballero Herrera