Detectives Investigate Serious Collision Involving Bicyclist and Police Vehicle in 2nd District

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a personal injury collision that occurred last night in Bethesda involving a bicyclist.

On Friday, November 16, 2018, at approximately 11:10 p.m., officers from the 2nd District along with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel responded to Connecticut Avenue at Jones Bridge Road for a collision involving a Montgomery County marked Police vehicle and a bicyclist.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Ford Interceptor, driven by Officer James O’Rourke, was traveling southbound on Connecticut Avenue when it struck a bicycle, operated by an adult male. Officer O’Rourke was assigned a routine call for service and did not have his emergency equipment activated at the time of the collision.  The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. Officer O’Rourke was not injured.

The bicyclist will be identified once appropriate notifications have been made.

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

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CTJ

11/17/2018 – 0930 hrs

Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Rockville

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a personal injury collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in Rockville this evening.

On Monday, November 12, 2018, at approximately 5:20 p.m., officers from the Rockville City Police Department along with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to Beall Avenue at Gibbs Street for a collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2017 Dodge Charger was traveling westbound on Beall Avenue when it struck an adult female who was attempting to cross Beall Avenue from Gibbs Street. The adult female was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the 2017 Dodge Charger is identified as Anne Marie Sugrue, age 24, of Gaithersburg, who was not injured in the collision.

The pedestrian will be identified once family is notified.

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

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CTJ

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 Serious Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious, pedestrian-involved collision that occurred early this morning in Rockville.

This morning (Thursday, October 18) at approximately 6:15, 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, driven by Valerie Jeanne Beaudoin, age 56, of the 19900 block of Burchap Place in Montgomery Village, was traveling southbound on Hungerford Drive.  A pedestrian, identified as Dingguo Guo, age 61, of the 1900 block of Valley Stream Drive in Rockville, was crossing westbound Frederick Avenue at Hungerford Drive. For reasons still under investigation, the Lexus collided with Guo in the intersection.

Guo was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Beaudoin 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.

RLG