Pedestrian Ax in Germantown

Montgomery County police are investigating  a serious pedestrian collision that occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 7 on Wisteria Drive just north of Route 118 in Germantown.

Preliminary investigation reveals that for reasons still under investigation, the pedestrian, identified only as an adult male, was crossing Wisteria Drive from east to west and was struck in the northbound lanes outside the crosswalk.

The pedestrian’s identity had not been confirmed but investigators believe he is an Hispanic male in his 30′s, according to police.

Police have identified the driver of the vehicle, a white 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis, as 51-year-old Ousmane Seydi of the 13600 block of Winterspoon Lane in Germantown. The driver remained on the scene and is assisting with the investigation, according to police.

The pedestrian remains in grave condition at a local hospital, police said.

Anyone who witnessed this collision and has not yet spoken with detectives, or who may know the identity of the victim, is asked to call investigators at 240.773.6620, or the non-emergency line at 301.279.8000.

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