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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Detectives Investigate Serious Collision Involving Motorcycle

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a serious collision involving a motorcyclist that occurred this morning.

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 the operator of a 2012 Honda CBR 600 RR motorcycle was traveling west on Veirs Mill Road.  The driver of a 2003 Honda CRV, 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 motorcyclist, identified as James Christopher Davern, age 21, of Silverdale Drive in Silver Spring, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  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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Detectives Investigate Pedestrian Collision on Georgia Avenue at International Drive

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred this afternoon in the 15100 block of Georgia Avenue at International Drive.

On Monday, December 4 at approximately 3:51 p.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Georgia Avenue at International Drive for the report of a pedestrian- involved collision.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2015 Honda Crosstour, driven by Diriba Worku Yadessa, age 50, of the 2600 block of Winter Morning Way in Olney, was traveling south on Georgia Avenue approaching International Drive.  A pedestrian, identified as Zinash Gedamu, age 68, of the 15000 block of Georgia Avenue, was crossing Georgia Avenue at International Drive an eastern direction (toward the entrance to Leisure World) when for reasons still under investigation, she was struck by the Crosstour.

Gedamu was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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

 

 

Detectives Investigate Pedestrian Collision in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a collision involving a pedestrian that occurred this evening in Rockville.

On Tuesday, November 7 at approximately 5:26 p.m., officers from the Rockville City Police Department and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of North Washington Street and Dawson Avenue for the report of a pedestrian-involved collision.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2015 Toyota Corolla, driven by Chinthaka Chaturan Amalage Don, age 24, of the 600 block of Diamondback Drive in Gaithersburg, was traveling south on North Washington Street.  A pedestrian, identified as Dena Elise Balistocky, age 57, of the 200 block of North Washington Street in Rockville, was crossing the southbound lanes of North Washington Street in the area of Dawson Avenue when she was struck by the Corolla.

Balistocky was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision, to include Balistocky’s direction of travel, what the traffic signal indicated at the time of the collision, and whether Balistocky was in the area of the crosswalk.

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

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Serious Pedestrian Collision in Aspen Hill

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred in the Aspen Hill area on Tuesday, July 18.

At approximately 9:23 p.m., Montgomery County officers from the 4th District and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Connecticut Avenue at Georgia Avenue for the report of a collision involving a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation developed that a 2006 Toyota Scion was traveling southbound on Connecticut Avenue when it struck an adult male pedestrian who was crossing the southbound lanes of Connecticut Avenue.

The vehicle driver, Mohamed Farzan Imtiyaz, age 21, of the 12000 block of Goodhill Road in Silver Spring; his passenger, Hunter Anne Zetscher, age 12, of the 3900 block of Bel Pre Road in Silver Spring; and the pedestrian, Trent Jerome Peterson, age 60, of the 1900 block of Rosemary Hills in Silver Spring; were all transported to area hospitals.

The driver and passenger were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian remains in treatment for more serious injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of this collision.  Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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