Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Gaithersburg

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious pedestrian-involved collision that occurred last night in Gaithersburg.

On Friday, February 21, at approximately 9:19 p.m., 6th District officers, Gaithersburg Police Department officers, and Fire & Rescue personnel responded to South Frederick Avenue (MD – 355) at North Westland Drive for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that the pedestrian was attempting to cross South Frederick Avenue in an easterly direction when, for reasons still under investigation, he was struck by a 2012 Mercedes-Benz C300 that was travelling north on South Frederick Avenue.

The driver of the Mercedes-Benz is identified as 32-year-old Mike Nam of Garden View Way in Rockville. Nam was not injured in the collision.

The pedestrian is identified as Douglas Ariel Perez Martinez, age 33, of Duvall Lane in Gaithersburg.  Martinez 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.

Detectives Investigate Serious Collision in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious collision that occurred yesterday evening in Rockville.

On Friday, January 24 at approximately 9:56 p.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City Police Department officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area of Frederick Road (Route 355) between Shady Grove Road and Redland Road for the report of a serious collision that had just occurred.

Preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that a 2013 Honda Fit was traveling southbound on Frederick Road when for reasons still under investigation, the Fit crossed the center median and struck a 2012 Honda Civic that was traveling northbound on Frederick Road.

The driver of the Honda Fit, 34-year-old Fathi Hamadi Moudoud of Reserve Champion Drive in Rockville, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Honda Civic, 62-year-old Ali Reza Nassabeh was not injured in the collision.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Police Investigate Serious Collision Involving a Pedestrian in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred today in Rockville.

On Friday, December 13, at approximately 7:18 a.m., officers from the 2nd District and MCFRS personnel responded to the area of Montrose Road at Bargate Court for a personal injury collision involving a 17-year old male pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the 17-year old male was attempting to cross eastbound Montrose Road to board a Montgomery County Public School bus when he was struck by a 2018 Jeep Renegade, driven by Reine Ngoumou Nee Nganzeu, age 61, of Rockville. The 17-year old male was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Reine Ngoumou Nee Nganzeu was not injured and remained on the scene.

Detectives continue to work to determine the facts and circumstances surrounding 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 Bicycle-Involved Collision in Bethesda

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a serious bicycle-involved collision that occurred last evening in Bethesda.

On Friday, November 8, at approximately 5:45 p.m., 2nd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Old Georgetown Road at the entrance ramp for the inner loop of Interstate 495 (I-495) for the report of a collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2006 Toyota Camry, driven by Nanak Singh Manku, age 83, of McLean, Virginia, had exited the inner loop of I-495 onto southbound Old Georgetown Road and was attempting to re-enter the inner loop of I-495 on the northbound side of Old Georgetown Road.  During this attempt, the Toyota struck a 13-year-old female who was riding her bicycle in the crosswalk of northbound Old Georgetown Road at the entrance ramp to the inner loop of I-495.

The juvenile bicyclist was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Camry, Manku, was not injured.

The circumstances surrounding this collision remain under investigation. Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773- 6620. Callers may remain anonymous.

Detectives Investigate Serious Collision in Barnesville

Update: Monday, October 14, 2019 – Mr. Saltsman’s family members have been located.  MCP thanks the media and the public for their assistance.

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious collision that occurred this afternoon in Barnesville and are asking for the public’s help in locating family members of the driver of one of the vehicles.

On Saturday, October 12 at approximately 2:30 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Barnesville Road at Peachtree Road for the report of a serious collision that had just occurred.

Preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that a 2015 Volkswagen Beetle was traveling north on Peachtree Road and a 2015 Jeep Cherokee was traveling west on Barnesville Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the Beetle and the Cherokee collided in the intersection.

The driver of the Beetle, 68-year-old Gary Douglas Saltsman of Cathedral Avenue in Northwest, Washington, D.C., was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Detectives have been unable to locate Mr. Saltsman’s family and are asking that a family member call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

The 16-year-old male driver of the Cherokee and the adult female passenger in the Cherokee were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This remains an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Anyone who is a family member of Mr. Saltsman is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

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