fatal accident

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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July 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Takoma Park

A driver was killed and a passenger severely injured in a crash July 16 in Takoma Park that police believe began as an assault. Takoma Park Police responded to Walnut and Eastern avenues after hearing sounds of a car crash at 10:50 p.m. They found a 1997 Subaru that had crashed into a tree and […]

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March 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Motorcyclist Dies in Silver Spring Crash

A 31-year old motorcyclist died Sunday afternoon after his vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole. Rajawhn Eric Clary of Greenbelt was driving on Colesville Road at Southwood Avenue in the Four Corners section of Silver Spring at 1:55 p.m. when the collision occurred, according to Montgomery County Police Department. Police said that […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Student and Mother Die in Car Wreck in Charles County

Maryland State Police (MSP) from the LaPlata Barrack are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed two people in Charles County on July 27. Police say that 15-year-old Halimatou Diallo and her mother, 49-year-old Fatoumata Binta Diakite, died in the wreck. The two lived in Silver Spring and Diallo was a student at Paint Branch High […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Poolesville Area

Montgomery County Police Department tweeted that they are investigating a fatal vehicle collision that occurred in the Poolesville area on Wednesday afternoon. MCPD investigating fatal vehicle collision on River Road @ Old River Road. River Rd closed between Esworthy Rd and Seneca Rd for collision investigation. — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) July 3, […]

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August 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: Police Investigating Fatal Accident on Seven Locks Road

UPDATED: Construction crews have evacuated the site near The Heights School in Potomac where a fatal accident occurred Thursday morning. Elsa Rand, spokesperson for the Montgomery County Police Department, said officers received a call from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews at approximately 8:40 a.m. requesting police assistance after the report of a building collapse. […]

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June 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 9-15

Several public safety stories topped our coverage, based on web traffic last week. The number one story, however, was the list of principal assignments by Montgomery County Public Schools.    

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June 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 2-8

Not much happy news in this week’s top 10 stories: a fatal accident, a double homicide, a toddler’s drowing. Here’s the list:

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May 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

81-year-old Dies in Wreck on Georgia Avenue

An 81-year-old from Silver Spring died Friday morning after an accident at the Georgia Avenue and Regina Drive, Montgomery County police said. Stavroula Doulaveris, of the 13400 block of Norden Drive, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She died from her injuries at the hospital, according to a police statement on the […]

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