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Pedestrian Accident in Chevy Chase

UPDATED 3.27.13

Montgomery County detectives from the Police Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle that occurred on Westport Road in Chevy Chase.

On March 26th, at approximately 7:57 a.m., 2nd District officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the area of Westport Road and Saratoga Avenue for the report of a personal injury collision. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a pedestrian was walking on Westport Road just east of Saratoga Avenue and was struck by a 2012 Toyota Sienna that was turning from northbound Saratoga Avenue onto eastbound Westport Road.

Police have identified the pedestrian as Alice Ann Winkler, age 50, of the 5200 block of Saratoga Avenue in Chevy Chase. She was transported to the Cowley Shock Trauma Center with serious injuries, according to police, and remains there in serious condition.

Police have identified the driver of the Toyota as Pablo Martinez Varela, age 51, also of Chevy Chase. Varela remained on scene of the collision and provided information to investigators, police said.

The circumstances surrounding this collision remain under investigation. Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed or may have information about this collision to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620. Callers may remain anonymous.


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