georgia avenue

December 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Officer, Pedestrian Identified in Collision on Georgia Avenue

Update, 12: 50 p.m.: Montgomery County police have identified Officer Fritz Calderon as the driver of the police cruiser that struck the pedestrian Thursday night. Police identified Ronald De Jesus Ramirez Ramos, 21, of Wheaton as the pedestrian. Original post: A Montgomery County police cruiser struck a man crossing Georgia Avenue Thursday night in Wheaton, […]

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October 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Asks Hogan for Greater Pedestrian Safety on Georgia Avenue

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan requesting greater pedestrian safety along Georgia Avenue, near where four Kennedy High School students were struck by a car as they were walking to a school bus stop. The letter asks the state to reduce the speed limit on Georgia Avenue, now […]

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September 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Fatal Shooting in Silver Spring at 7-Eleven Sunday

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. Around 4 a.m. police and fire and rescue responded to the Silver Spring 7-Eleven at 8202 Georgia Avenue for the report of an assault in progress, according to the police. Responding officers located an unresponsive male outside the store with an apparent […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Update: The police have idenitified the pedestrian as Tierno Siradiou Bah of the 12000 block of Holdridge Road in Silver Spring. Original post: A pedestrian succumbed to his injuries Monday evening after being struck by a vehicle on Georgia Avenue in the Wheaton area. Police officers and fire and rescue crews responded to Georgia Avenue […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Road Projects Could Tie Up Traffic

Motorists should be on the lookout this weekend for major construction projects in Montgomery County. A resurfacing project on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway (I-495) between Seminary Road and I-270 could mean single-lane and shoulder closures Sunday beginning at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission will be replacing a […]

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June 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Killed Crossing Georgia Avenue in Aspen Hill

A man died early Friday morning trying to cross Georgia Avenue in Aspen Hill, police said. He was struck by two cars, and both fled. The hit-and-run incident occurred before 4 a.m. on southbound Georgia Avenue at Hewitt Avenue. Wheaton police district officers were summoned to the area because of a person in the roadway, […]

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March 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Sector Plan Aims to Alleviate Congestion Along Georgia Avenue

Montgomery County’s Planning Department is working with the Maryland State Highway Administration to create alternative modes of transportation along Georgia Avenue. The Forest Glen Montgomery Hills Sector Plan, launched back in 2017, aims to alleviate congestion along the corridor while making the road more attractive to pedestrians and cyclists in the Montgomery Hills and Forest […]

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December 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Two-Car Crash in Aspen Hill Kills One Driver, Police Say

Update, 7:30 a.m.: Two pickup trucks collided at Georgia and Hewitt avenues, killing one driver, a Montgomery County statement said. The crash occurred about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said. A man driving a 2007 Nissan Frontier was traveling northbound on Georgia Avenue when, for reasons still under investigation, he struck a 2017 Toyota Tacoma, which […]

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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Stuck Crossing Georgia Avenue at International Drive

A 68-year-old was struck and hospitalized after she was hit crossing Georgia Avenue on Monday, a Montgomery County police statement said. Zinash Gedamu of the 15000 block of Georgia Avenue was crossing Georgia Avenue at International Drive an eastern direction (toward the entrance to Leisure World) when for reasons still under investigation, she was struck, […]

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October 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Traffic Shift Planned for Georgia Avenue, Randolph Road

Beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, the State Highway Administration will temporarily close travel lanes at the Md. 97 (Georgia Avenue)/ Randolph Road intersection in Silver Spring. The lane closures are necessary to continue the interchange project there. All travel lanes will open by 7 p.m. Saturday. In case of inclement weather, the work […]

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