fatal accident

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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October 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Annapolis Budget Wrap Up on Montgomery Communications Media County Report This Week

New Law with Harsher Penalties Goes into Effect Oct. 1 for Providing Alcohol to Underage Drinkers

There’s a new that goes into effect on Saturday, October 1 for adults who provide minors with alcohol. It’s been a little over one year since the deaths of Alex Murk and Calvin Li, who were both killed in a high speed and drunk-driving crash in June 2015. The two 18-year-olds were passengers in Sam […]

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June 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Judge Sentences Sam Ellis to Four Years in Prison (VIDEO)

A former Wootton High School quarterback involved in a fatal crash last summer that killed two of his friends was sentenced to serve four years in prison on Thursday. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, watch the news conference following the sentencing hearing. Sam Ellis, 19, of North Potomac, was sentenced to 20 years in […]

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June 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Families, Friends, and Residents Remember Teens Killed in Tragic Accident at Vigil (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Police continue to investigate a fatal Damascus car accident that killed three Clarksburg High School teens on Tuesday. Last night, families, friends and residents mourned the tragic loss of Jacob Dennis, Patrick Shifflet, and Cary Greene at a vigil held at Difference Makers Church in Damascus. Friends and family spoke at the vigil. According to a […]

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June 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Craig Rice Issues Statement about Teens Killed in Fatal Crash

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, chair of the Council’s Education Committee, issued the following statement today after learning that three Clarksburg High School students were killed in a vehicle accident late Tuesday night on Burnt Hill Road near Damascus: “Today was to be a day filled with joy in Clarksburg as the entire community was […]

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