November 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day of Action in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is hosting a rally in Bethesda today as part of a “Day of Action” to focus on traffic safety along Massachusetts Avenue. The focus is on sharing the road with pedestrians and bicyclists and to discourage distracted driving. Motorists are being reminded to “park the phone” and to slow down. @RogerBerliner […]

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October 22, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Injured Teen’s Father Asks Germantown Hit and Run Driver to Come Forward (VIDEO)

A Germantown teen was struck by a vehicle on Oct. 6th while biking to school. Fernando Alvarez, the teen’s father, asks the driver in question to come forward in this MyMCMedia Extra. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this collision or who has information about this collision to please call the police non-emergency […]

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October 22, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police ask for Public’s Help In Identifying Germantown Hit and Run Driver (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers are still looking for a hit and run driver that struck 14-year-old Fernando Adona Alvarez. The teen was riding his bike to school on Oct. 6 when a vehicle struck him at the intersection of Wisteria Drive and Great Seneca Highway. The police department held a news conference today, at the […]

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October 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Updated: Police Investigate Hit and Run in Germantown

UPDATED Oct. 21, 4:06 p.m. Montgomery County Police are holding a press conference tomorrow, Oct. 22, outside the 5th District station in Germantown. The 14-year-old victim and his father will speak and the police department will be asking the public for help in locating the driver and vehicle involved. Montgomery County police officers are looking for a […]

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August 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Fatal Bicycle Collision in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a vehicle and bicycle that occurred in Bethesda on Friday morning. Police said Timothy Holden, 64, of Bethesda, was hit by a Chevrolet Malibu just around 6:15 a.m. while riding his bicycle on Massachusetts Avenue. Police said Holden died at the scene. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County […]

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August 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Bethesda Bicyclist Killed in Collision

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle that occurred at about 6:15 a.m. on Friday in the 6000 block of Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, Timothy Aloysius Holden, age 64, of Bethesda, was traveling eastbound on Massachusetts Avenue on a […]

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December 22, 2014 | Staff Writer

New Protected Bike Lane in Bethesda Gives Riders a “Cycle Track”

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has announced that the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s Division of Transportation Engineering has completed the county’s first protected bike lane — also referred to as a “cycle track.” The on-road bike lane that is about 1,500 feet long and is located adjacent to the curb on the west side […]

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November 24, 2014 | Krista Brick

Kentlands Cyclist Struck and Killed by WSSC Truck in Gaithersburg (VIDEO &PHOTOS)

UPDATED, Nov. 24, 3:45 p.m. –  It was a Kentlands resident who was struck and killed on Nov. 24 while riding his bike along Darnestown Road. Andrew Gerard Malizio, 60, of the 300 block of Hart Road in Gaithersburg, was hit by a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission utility truck Monday morning as he biked east along […]

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March 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Fatal Bicycle Accident

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police–Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on March 10 in Silver Spring. According to police, at approximately 9:08 p.m., 3rd District officers and fire rescue units responded to the intersection of Silver Spring Avenue and Fenton Street for the report of a collision. Police said […]

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October 24, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Bicyclist Hit by School Bus

UPDATED 10:55 p.m. 10/24 Montgomery County police are investigating a serious accident involving a school bus and a bicyclist that happened at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 along Darnestown Road. When the collision occurred, police said there were 29 students from Poolesville High on the bus. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, the bicyclist […]

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