February 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Collision in Germantown: One Fatality, Four Serious Injuries

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a fatal collision early Sunday morning in Germantown that took the life of one driver and sent four people to the hospital with serious injuries. Resham Lal, 51, of Germantown, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant in a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. According to MCPD […]

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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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March 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Germantown Man Dies When Pickup Hits Tree

A 27-year-old Germantown man died when the pickup truck he was driving left Great Seneca Highway and struck a tree, a Montgomery County police statement said. Matthew Dirienzo Klopfer, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck, which took place about 4:16 a.m. Saturday at Darnestown Road, police said. The collision remains under […]

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October 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Northwest High School Senior Dies in I-270 Wreck

A 17-year-old senior from Northwest High School died Wednesday afternoon when his car struck a stopped truck on I-270, police and school officials said Thursday morning. Josh Snyder of Boyds was driving a silver Buick Century southbound on the highway when for some reason he veered to the left onto the left shoulder, a Maryland […]

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November 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Takoma Park

A 79-year-old Takoma Park man was killed Wednesday night crossing Larch Avenue, a Montgomery County police statement said. The death came just hours after County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his Vision Zero plan to eliminate pedestrian and traffic fatalities by 2030. The man, James Sexton Byrne of Lockney Avenue, was taken to a local hospital […]

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October 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Man, Woman Killed in Single-Car Wreck

A man and woman from Potomac were killed in a single-car accident late Wednesday night on Democracy Boulevard in Potomac, a Montgomery County police statement said. Kent Matthew Brooks, 30, and Kathleen Michelle French, 33, were killed when the 2011 Audi S4 drove off the roadway at Gainsborough Road, police said. The car, with Brooks […]

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July 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Identify Victim of Wednesday Night Shooting

UPDATE 2:50 p.m.: The victim in the Wednesday night shooting has been identified as Jon-Christian Kemachet-Webster, 20, Montgomery County police said in a statement. Detectives do not believe that this homicide was a random act, police said.   UPDATE: A shooting Wednesday night in a Forest Glen home turned fatal, a Montgomery County police statement said. The […]

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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of Maryland State Police traffic stop at night

Troopers Make More Than 9,300 Traffic Stops During Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

Maryland troopers made more than 9,300 traffic stops over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, between June 30 and July 4. Police said the stops resulted in the arrests of 112 impaired drivers and thousands of citations, warnings and 888 equipment repair orders. According to police, the extra enforcement resulted in fewer crashes this year […]

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June 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Car Crash in Kensington

A 62-year-old Rockville woman was killed in a car crash that occurred Friday night in Kensington, according to Montgomery County police. Police said it happened shortly after 6 p.m. on June 9 at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Franklin Street. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2014 Toyota Camry was traveling […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on I-270 at Darnestown Road

Maryland troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred last night on I-270 northbound at Darnestown Road in Rockville. Police officers said they received a call about the single vehicle collision in the local lanes of I-270 at 11:10 p.m. on June 1st. According to a police account, the preliminary investigation indicates that the operator […]

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