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Police Investigate Fatal Bethesda Collision, Three Family Members Killed in Crash (PHOTOS)

police say three killed in crash on River Road for slider 855 x 380Three members of a Bethesda family were killed in a collision on Saturday night, according to Montgomery County Police. A fourth family member is hospitalized with life threatening injuries.

The collision happened shortly before 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 at River Road and Pyle Road.

Police said the investigation indicates that a 2016 BMW was traveling west on River Road at the same a gray 2016 Chevy Volt was traveling east. Police said as the Volt attempted to turn left onto Pyle Road the two vehicles collided.

Police have identified the driver of the Volt as Bethesda resident Michael Buarque De Macdeo (53). According to police, his wife, Allessandra M. Buarque De Macedo (53), and his son, Thomas Michael Buarque De Macdeo (18), were also killed in this collision. A fourth passenger, the driver’s teen daughter, Helena Buarque De Macdeo, is hospitalized at a local trauma center with life threatening injuries.

According to police, the 20-year-old driver of the BMW was taken to a local trauma center 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.

ORIGINAL POST Authorities in Montgomery County say three people were killed in a car crash on River Road on Saturday evening, and another person was seriously injured.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fatal crash occurred around 7 p.m. at River Road and Pyle Road. According to Piringer, the crash involved two cars and several people were trapped.

The Montgomery County Police Department’s Collison Reconstruction Unit is investigating the collision.

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The Walt Whitman High School community is grieving the loss of 18-year-old senior Thomas Buarque De Macedo and praying for his sister Helena Buarque De Macedo, who remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition. Thomas and Helena were riding in a car along with their parents, Michael and Allessandra Buarque De Macedo when they were […]

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County Council, Leggett, Van Hollen, State Lawmakers Ask for Review of Safety Issues at River Road and Pyle Road in Bethesda

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The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Ike Leggett, Congressman Chris Van Hollen and four members of the Maryland General Assembly today sent a letter to the administrator of the Maryland State Highway Administration asking for a review of safety issues at the intersection of River Road and Pyle Road in Bethesda. The intersection was the […]

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Rep. Chris Van Hollen Says Changes Must be Made at River Road Intersection

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U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen is calling for safety improvements at the River Road and Pyle Road intersection where three people were killed in a collision on Saturday night. On his Twitter account, Van Hollen sent his condolences to the family and,  he said, “changes must be made to the dangerous River Road intersection.” On […]

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Investigation Into Fatal River Road Collision Could Take Weeks to Complete (VIDEO)

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A fatal car crash killed three members of the Buarque De Macedo family on Saturday night in Bethesda. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and their son, Thomas, died at scene while a fourth passenger, Helena Buarque De Macedo remains hospitalized. Police are currently investigating the cause of the fatal collision. In this MyMCMedia […]

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Walt Whitman High School Community Wants Red Light at River and Pyle Road (VIDEO)

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The Walt Whitman High School community is mourning the loss of three family members who died in a car accident on Saturday night in Bethesda. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and his son, Thomas, were killed in the crash, according to police. Helena Buarque De Macedo, sister of Thomas, remains hospitalized. Thomas was […]

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Berliner Stresses Need for Traffic Safety Improvements at Pyle Road and River Road (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner said the Council will be asking state officials for safety improvements at River Road and Pyle Road following a fatal collision near Walt Whitman High School on Saturday night. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: So far, over 3,000 people have signed a local change.org petition […]

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SHA Officials Says Premature to Discuss Fatal River Road Collision

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The State Highway Administration is not ready to comment on a fatal collision that took place Saturday night in Bethesda. The fatal collision occurred shortly before 7 p.m. at the intersection of River Road and Pyle Road on Saturday night. Michael Buarque De Macedo (53), his wife, Allessandra (53), and his son, Thomas (18), were killed […]

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Walt Whitman High School Hosts Candlelight Vigil, Roadside Memorial Grows (PHOTOS)

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The principal of Walt Whitman High School, Alan Goodwin, said there would be a candlelight vigil at the school on Sunday night following a fatal car crash that occurred on River Road on Feb. 27. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and his son, Thomas, were killed in the Saturday night crash, according to police. […]

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Police Investigate Fatal Bethesda Collision, Three Family Members Killed in Crash (PHOTOS)

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Three members of a Bethesda family were killed in a collision on Saturday night, according to Montgomery County Police. A fourth family member is hospitalized with life threatening injuries. The collision happened shortly before 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 at River Road and Pyle Road. Police said the investigation indicates that a 2016 BMW was […]

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