hit and run

April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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November 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Derwood Hit-and-Run Claims Life

Update Monday, Nov. 26: Police says Oscar Eduardo Rivas-Macal, 23, of Washington Grove Lane in Gaithersburg died from his injuries on Nov. 23. Update, 1:10 p.m.: The driver of the Cobalt has been identified as Mario Antonio Jandres-Rivera, 24, of Ginger Court in Germantown. Jandres-Rivera was taken to a local hospital where he is reported […]

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October 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: County Police Officer Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver

Update: Montgomery County police released the officer’s name Thursday afternoon. Her name is Officer Heather Haynes. Fire and Rescue personnel took Haynes to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.  She was released from the hospital about 5 a.m. Thursday. Original post: A Montgomery County police officer was injured in a hit-and-run crash and she’s […]

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August 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal hit and run collision that occurred last night in Aspen Hill. 2. A Silver Spring bus stop is in the running for the “sorriest bus stop in America.” 3. A Rockville-based company, Genovation […]

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August 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Aspen Hill, Search for Driver Continues

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal hit and run collision, involving a pedestrian, that occurred in Aspen Hill on Thursday night. Police said at 9:24 p.m. first responders were dispatched to a collision involving a pedestrian in the 14400 block of Layhill Road. While officers were trying to locate the collision, another call […]

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Teen Hospitalized in Serious Condition, Police Investigate Hit and Run on Route 29

UPDATED Police say the driver has been located. You can find more information here. UPDATE: Driver involved in hit-and-run pedestrian collision has come forward to police. Additional info. provided once facts are confirmed. — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) November 3, 2015 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred last night […]

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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 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 22nd, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred last night in Bethesda. 2. The League of Women Voters is hosting a Rockville candidates debate tonight at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre and you can watch it broadcast live on […]

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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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