UPDATE: Detectives Continue to Investigate Olney Area Fatal; Ask Witnesses to Come Forward

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a multiple-vehicle fatal collision that occurred at approximately 8:56 on the night of Friday, September 6 on Georgia Avenue at MD 200 (the Intercounty Connector – ICC).

Today, investigators are asking anyone who observed the collision and who have not spoken to police to call CRU.  Investigators are also asking those who observed any of the three involved vehicles traveling north on Georgia Avenue prior to the collision to call CRU at 240-773-6620.

The three vehicles involved in the collision that were traveling north on Georgia Avenue at the time of the collision are:

  • A bronze, 2014 Infiniti Q50S
  • A black 2018 Dodge Challenger
  • A blue (with tan trim) 2004 Ford Explorer, with unique stickers and LED lights on the liftgate (see photograph below)

Below are exemplar (example) photographs of the three vehicles.  There is also a photograph of the exact Ford Explorer involved in the collision (note the unique stickers and LED lights).

Infiniti Q50S Example

Dodge Challenger Example

Dodge Challenger Example

Ford Explorer Example

Ford Explorer involved in collision

 

 

 

Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Gaithersburg

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police- Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a serious pedestrian-involved collision that occurred this morning in Gaithersburg.

Today at approximately 10:20 a.m., 6th district officers, Gaithersburg Police Department officers, and Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a pedestrian-involved collision that had just occurred in the area of the LA Fitness gym located at 314 Copley Place.

Preliminary investigation by CRU detectives revealed that a 2017 GMC Sierra Denali was attempting to turn left onto Copley Place after exiting the Harris Teeter grocery store parking lot.  The pedestrian had exited the LA Fitness and was attempting to cross Copley Place in the direction of the Starbucks coffee shop when she was struck by the vehicle.

The pedestrian, identified as 78-year-old Eleanor Cohen of Booth Street in Gaithersburg, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle is identified as 40-year-old Ricardo S Diogo of Corporate Boulevard in Rockville.

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.

Update: Serious Pedestrian Collision Now Fatal in Wheaton

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police- Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a now fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on August 27 in Wheaton.

On August 27, 2019, at approximately 9:09 pm, officers from the 4th District responded to the report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Randolph Road at Glenmont Circle.

The preliminary investigation found that a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan was traveling eastbound on Randolph Road when it struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Glenmont Circle.

The pedestrian had been identified as Roger Odin Martinez-Mejia, age 24, of the 2000 block of Glenmont Circle in Wheaton.

The driver of the Grand Caravan was identified as Harold Lanning Jr. from Silver Spring.  Lanning and the other occupants of the Grand Caravan were not injured.  Lanning remained on the scene of the collision.

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 in Wheaton

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police- Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred last night in Wheaton.

On August 27, 2019, at approximately 9:09 pm, officers from the 4th District responded to the report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Randolph Road at Glenmont Circle.

The preliminary investigation found that a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan was traveling eastbound on Randolph Road when it struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Glenmont Circle.

The pedestrian, an adult male from Wheaton, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Grand Caravan was identified as Harold Lanning Jr. from Silver Spring.  Lanning and the other occupants of the Grand Caravan were not injured.  Lanning remained on the scene of the collision.

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

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Update: Photographs Released of Striking Vehicle Involved in Serious Pedestrian Hit and Run Collision

The Montgomery County Department of Police – 1st District Traffic Unit continues to investigate a serious pedestrian hit-and-run collision that occurred on July 3 in Rockville.

Through investigation, officers obtained video of the striking vehicle that was captured by a passing bus.  The car is believed to be a 2006 or 2007, four-door Honda Accord.  There should be damage to the front right and the undercarriage of the vehicle.

1st District Traffic Unit officers are asking anyone who may have information about this collision or the striking vehicle to call them at 240-773-6070.