Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Germantown Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a now fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in Germantown last night.

On Wednesday, December 19, at approximately 8:17 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to Middlebrook Road at Ridgecrest Drive for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the pedestrian was crossing eastbound Middlebrook Road at Ridgecrest Drive when she was struck by a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta that was traveling east on Middlebrook Road.

The pedestrian, identified as Joyce Asare Brown, age 50, of Quail Woods Drive in Germantown, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

The driver of the Volkswagen, identified as Christian Alexander Martinez, age 20, of Emory Grove Road in Gaithersburg, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening 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 Serious Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Germantown

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in Germantown.

On Wednesday, December 19, at approximately 8:17 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to Middlebrook Road at Ridgecrest Drive for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the pedestrian was crossing eastbound Middlebrook Road at Ridgecrest Drive when she was struck by a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta that was traveling east on Middlebrook Road.

The pedestrian, identified as Joyce Asare Brown, age 50, of Quail Woods Drive in Germantown, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Volkswagen, identified as Christian Alexander Martinez, age 20, of Emory Grove Road in Gaithersburg, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening 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 Serious Pedestrian Collision in Darnestown

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred this evening in Darnestown.

On Friday, December 14, at approximately 5:19 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Darnestown Road and Ancient Oak Drive for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2015 Acura TLX, driven by Adrian Takashi Culp, age 21, of Flameleaf Court in Gaithersburg, was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road approaching Ancient Oak Drive.  A pedestrian, identified as Nancy Jean Soulen, age 87, of the 15300 block of Quail Run Drive in Darnestown, was crossing Darnestown Road in a southerly direction near Ancient Oak Drive.  For reasons still under investigation, the Acura collided with Soulen near the intersection.

Soulen was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Culp 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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Update: Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision with Police Vehicle in Wheaton

Detectives continue to investigate the serious pedestrian collision with a Montgomery County Police vehicle that occurred last night.

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, at approximately 9:27 p.m., officers from the 4th District along with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel responded to Georgia Avenue in the area of Blueridge Avenue for a pedestrian collision involving a marked, Montgomery County Police vehicle.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Ford Taurus, marked police vehicle, was traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue in the area of Blueridge Avenue when it became involved in a collision with an adult male pedestrian in the roadway.  The officer driving the police vehicle has been identified as Officer Fritz Calderon, assigned to the 4th District Station.  The officer was on routine patrol and the emergency equipment on the vehicle was not activated at the time of the collision.  The pedestrian was not within a crosswalk when the collision occurred.

Responding officers provided immediate life-saving aid to the pedestrian prior to the arrival of Fire & Rescue Services personnel.

The pedestrian, identified as Ronald De Jesus Ramirez Ramos, age 21, of Wheaton, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries but is expected to survive.

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

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Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision with Police Vehicle in Wheaton

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a collision between a Montgomery County Police vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred in Wheaton this evening.

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, at approximately 9:27 p.m., officers from the 4th District along with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel responded to Georgia Avenue in the area of Blueridge Avenue for a pedestrian collision involving a marked, Montgomery County Police vehicle.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Ford Taurus, marked police vehicle, was traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue in the area of Blueridge Avenue when it became involved in a collision with an adult male pedestrian in the roadway.  The officer driving the police vehicle was not responding to an emergency incident and did not have their emergency equipment activated at the time of the collision.  The pedestrian was not within a crosswalk at the time of the collision.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.  The officer driving the police vehicle was not injured.

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

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