pedestrian accident

March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pedestrian Struck By Falling Tree Branch Faces ‘Traumatic Injury’

A pedestrian in Rockville was seriously hurt Tuesday morning after being hit by a falling tree branch, according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue. The accident happened at around 9 a.m., near the “entrance to the Gables of Tuckerman” neighborhood, which is by Tuckerman Lane and Hampton Mill Terrace. ICYMI (~9a) […]

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January 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving Pedestrian and Ride On Bus

UPDATED: 1.5.16, 8:45 p.m. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a Ride On bus. It happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the area of Old Georgetown Road and Battery Lane on Tuesday morning in Bethesda. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian, identified by police as 67-year-old […]

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December 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Pedestrian Struck at Traville Gateway Drive and Shady Grove Road

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Friday morning at Traville Gateway Drive and Shady Grove Road, according to local authorities. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer described the pedestrian as an adult male who was transported as a priority one patient to a local hospital. Police closed down the intersection while the investigation […]

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November 30, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Fire and Rescue Respond to 40 Collisions and Receive 300 Calls for Service Within 24 Hrs (PHOTOS)

The last 24 hours have been especially busy for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue. Between 6 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29th and 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30th, there have been 40 collisions and MCFRS received 300 calls for service according to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer. “We average about 300 to 350 calls per day, but […]

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November 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Struck at Frederick Road and Middlebrook Road

A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle at Frederick Road and Middlebrook Road in Germantown, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said an adult male was being transported to a local hospital on Sunday night with serious and life threatening injuries. According to Alert Montgomery, southbound Frederick […]

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November 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on Route 355 in Germantown

UPDATED Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Friday evening in the 19600 block of Route 355, just north of Scenery Drive, in Germantown. Police have identified the pedestrian as 47-year-old Damien Anthony Denning. According to police, Denning was struck in the traffic lanes by a Chevrolet Malibu that traveling […]

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November 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Pedestrian Safety in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

With the end of Daylight Saving Time, it’s getting darker earlier. Across Montgomery County, local leaders and county officials are stressing the importance of pedestrian safety and traffic safety at this time of year. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, says it is important to “walk with caution” and […]

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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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November 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day of Action in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is hosting a rally in Bethesda today as part of a “Day of Action” to focus on traffic safety along Massachusetts Avenue. The focus is on sharing the road with pedestrians and bicyclists and to discourage distracted driving. Motorists are being reminded to “park the phone” and to slow down. @RogerBerliner […]

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November 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Day of Action Set for Nov. 3rd Following Traffic Fatalities

Following two fatal accidents, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner has announced that Nov. 3rd will be a “Day of Action” when it comes to traffic safety. This event is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. at the Little Falls Library near the communities along Massachusetts Avenue and River Road in Bethesda that have been the […]

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