fatal accident

November 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

State Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run Early Tuesday Morning

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday. According to MDTA, officers responding to a crash on the westbound Intercounty Connector before Georgia Avenue found an adult male, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver did not stop and fled […]

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October 27, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

4-year-old from Silver Spring Killed in Car Accident Identified by Police

The child killed in a three-vehicle crash last week was identified as 4-year-old Iliana Hernandez of Silver Spring, according to an update by Montgomery County Police (MCP). Just after 10 p.m. on Oct. 21, Hernandez was riding in the back seat of her parents’ Acura. The car was traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue when it […]

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August 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Dies Following Fatal Collision in Aspen Hill

A 24-year-old Silver Spring man was killed after ejecting from his motorcycle Aug. 26 in a two-vehicle collision. According to Montgomery County Police detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit, a blue and black 2005 Yamaha R6 motorcycle was traveling westbound on Norbeck Road at Layhill Road in Aspen Hill at 8 p.m. when  it struck […]

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July 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hyattsville Man Killed in Silver Spring Collision

Julio Aldail Rodriguez-Interiang, 20, of Hyattsville was killed early Thursday morning while driving on New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. According to Montgomery County Police, the single car crash occurred at 5:20 a.m. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a black 2008 Acura didn’t maintain control of the vehicle while headed north on New […]

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June 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A Rockville man was killed in single motorcycle crash Thursday on westbound I-370 at Rockville Pike in Gaithersburg. Armon Kossari, 23, was driving a 2016 Yamaha motorcycle at 7:06 p.m.. According to Maryland State Police, Kossari lost control of his motorcycle, causing it to overturn. He was ejected, coming to rest in the center median […]

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June 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Walter Johnson Seniors Killed, Two Others Injured One Week after Graduation

Two Walter Johnson students who had just graduated were killed and two others were injured in a one-car accident in West Virginia on June 9. According to Hardy County, West Virginia, Deputy Sheriff W.A. Parker, the accident took place at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday on westbound U.S. 48. The car left the road and went through […]

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April 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Woman Killed as She Crossed Georgia Avenue

Claire E. Weissmeyeer Grossman, 63, of Silver Spring was pronounced dead at the scene after she was struck by a car as she was crossing northbound Georgia Avenue April 28. Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department, Collision Reconstruction Unit, are investigating the collision that took place at 11:02 p.m. by Rippling Brook Drive in […]

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December 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Teen Dies Two Weeks After Collision on Skateboard

The teenager who was riding a skateboard when he collided with a car succumbed to his injuries Friday, about two weeks after the crash, police said. Alberto Barreto, 15, of Rockville, died at the hospital, where he was taken soon after the collision occurred. According to Montgomery County Police, Najeem Amin Jan, 47, of Dumfries, […]

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September 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Vigil Planned for Saturday at Site of Fatal Crash in Aspen Hill

A vigil in memory of Robert Lawrence, who died after being struck in a hit and run crash on Aug. 11, is planned for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26. Lawrence was standing by his vehicle in Aspen Hill when he was struck. According to the Montgomery County Police Department, around 10 a.m. on Aug. […]

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September 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Three Survivors From Fatal Accident in Gaithersburg are Improving

The driver and two passengers involved in a fatal car collision on Muddy Branch Road in Gaithersburg Sept. 9 are improving. Pete Piringer, Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service, said they “were all expected to survive, be treated and released” from the hospital. The two people in the other car succumbed to […]

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