Update: Identity Released in Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate the June 2 fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in Rockville.

Today, investigators are identifying the pedestrian as Silvano Lemus, age 43, of an unconfirmed address.

On Saturday, June 2, at approximately 9:51 p.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City police officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to 502 Hungerford Drive for a collision that involved a pedestrian.  First responders located Lemus and he was transported to Suburban Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that Lemus was attempting to cross the northbound lanes of Hungerford Drive, when for reasons still under investigation, he was struck by a Lexus 350 driven by Shihping Shih, 66 years old, of Autumn Wind Way in Rockville.  Shih remained on the scene.  Neither he nor his adult female passenger were injured.

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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Traffic Collision in Rockville Now Fatal

Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday afternoon in Rockville. The driver of one of the involved vehicles succumbed last night to injuries she received during the crash.

On Monday, May 21 at approximately 1:36 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded for the report of a traffic collision on Randolph Road at Rocking Horse Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Honda Civic, driven by Sylvia Jones was making a left turn from westbound Randolph Road onto southbound Rocking Horse Road. The Honda was struck by a 2009 Acura TSX, driven by Giovanni Vigil, age 18, of the 4400 block of Gridley Road in Silver Spring, who had been traveling eastbound on Randolph Road.

Ms. Jones, age 81, of the 3400 block of Island Creek Court in Silver Spring, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries from which she later died.

Vigil and a 16-year-old female passenger, also from Silver Spring, were transported to an area hospital with minor 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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Detectives Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal, single-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday afternoon.

On Saturday, May 19, at approximately 1:42 p.m., 2nd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Montrose Parkway in the area of East Jefferson Street for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that the operator of a 2012 Toyota Highlander was traveling east on Montrose Parkway.  In the area of East Jefferson Street, for reasons still under investigation, the Highlander left the roadway and struck a light pole.  The driver and six passengers all were transported to local hospitals.

The driver, identified as Bartilyn Seneh, age 30, of Appleton Place in Frederick, was transported to a local hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.  The front seat passenger, identified as Rose Priscilla Ivy, age 79, of Durham, North Carolina, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital last night.  A 33-year-old female passenger was transported to a local hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.  The four remaining passengers, two, three-year old females, a 10 year-old female, and a 13-year-old female, were all transported to local hospitals with minor injuries.

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

Fairland Fatal Collision Investigated

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

On Sunday, May 6 at approximately 3:03 a.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Columbia Pike (Route 29) at Fairland Road for the report of a serious collision.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a black 2006 Honda Pilot and a silver 2014 Honda Pilot had been involved in a minor collision and had stopped in a southbound lane of Columbia Pike at Fairland Drive.  After the collision, the driver and a front seat passenger of the black Pilot exited their vehicle and were standing near their car.  The investigation further revealed that a silver 2006 BMW 321i was traveling southbound on Columbia Pike at Fairland Road when for reasons still under investigation, it struck the black Honda Pilot.  The driver and the passenger of the black pilot who had been standing outside of their vehicle were also struck by the BMW.

The operator of the black Honda Pilot is being identified as My Huong T. Nguyen, age 45, of the 7900 block of Greenbury Drive in Greenbelt.  Nguyen succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

The adult male passenger who was also struck while standing outside of the black Pilot was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  An adult female rear-seat passenger in the black Pilot was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The operator of the BMW 325i is being identified as Ivan William Kadian, age 29, of the 8400 block of 14th Avenue in Hyattsville.  Kadian was not injured in the collision.  Responding officers arrested Kadian at the scene for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI).

An adult male front-seat passenger in the BMW was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The adult female driver of the silver Honda Pilot and an adult female passenger were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this crash is urged to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620

Update: Serious Collision Involving Motorcycle Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a now fatal collision involving a motorcyclist that occurred this morning.  The motorcycle operator, identified as James Christopher Davern, age 21, of Silverdale Drive in Silver Spring, succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital this evening.

At approximately 10:46 a.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Veirs Mill Road at Robindale Drive for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that Davern, operating a 2012 Honda CBR 600 RR motorcycle, was traveling west on Veirs Mill Road.  The driver of a 2003 Honda CRV was traveling east on Veirs Mill Road and was attempting to make a left turn onto Robindale Drive.  The motorcycle and vehicle collided in the intersection.

The driver of the CRV, identified as Whirley Calumba Saguban, age 66, of Robindale Drive in Rockville, 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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