pedestrian

January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Elrich Reacts to Third Pedestrian Fatality in 2020

Only two weeks into the new year and already three people have died in pedestrian-related collisions on Montgomery County roads. The latest happened on Rockville Pike, near Wootton Parkway, around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 16. This incident came 24 hours after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Rockville Pike Wednesday night. These pedestrian […]

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December 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Woman Struck, Killed by Mail Truck on University Boulevard

A mail truck struck and killed a woman about 6:46 p.m. Monday trying to cross University Boulevard West, a Montgomery County police statement said. The mail truck, a 1990 Chevrolet USPS mail truck, was driven by Thanh Van Cao, 57, of Gaithersburg, police said. He was traveling westbound on University Boulevard when the truck hit […]

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October 7, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Transforming Transportation in Silver Spring

There’s a new “protected intersection” in downtown Silver Spring.  It’s designed to protect bicyclists and pedestrians and is the first of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region.  This is all part of a larger transportation project to make biking and walking safer in Montgomery County. My MC Media was at the ribbon cutting in Silver […]

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August 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Buscan Conductor que se Dio a la Fuga Tras Atropellar a un Peatón

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery ha publicado fotografías del vehículo involucrado en un accidente que involucra a un peatón, en Rockville. La policía está pidiendo la ayuda del público para obtener información sobre el vehículo que huyó de la escena o del incidente. Alrededor de las 6:26 a.m. del 3 de julio, […]

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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Images Show Vehicle Involved in Rockville Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

Montgomery County Police Department has released photos of a vehicle involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run collision in Rockville from July 3. Police are asking the public’s help in coming forward with information about the vehicle or the incident. The incident occurred at around 6:26 a.m. July 3. A pedestrian—identified by police as 60-year-old Jose Reyes […]

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August 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Investigating Pedestrian Fatality in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Gaithersburg that happened back in May at the intersection of North Frederick Avenue (Route 355) and Travis Lane. According to a press release, 60-year-old Michael Joseph Roberts of Germantown was initially transported to a local hospital with serious injuries, succumbing to his injuries on July […]

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April 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Man Killed Trying to Cross I-270

Maryland State Police have identified the man who died Monday trying to walk across I-270. Tyrone Alonzo Jones, 36, was hit by a dump truck about 12:15 p.m. as he was crossing the highway, just north of Germantown Road, Maryland State Police said. Police said they received a call that a man appeared to be […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Geese Gone Wild Pedestrian Bitten By Goose

Geese Gone Wild: Pedestrian Bitten By Goose in Derwood

It was a goose chase like no other in Derwood on Wednesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer tweeted that a pedestrian was attacked by a goose in the Shady Grove county bus lot. The lot is located on 16600 Crabbs Branch Way. According to Piringer, the pedestrian was bitten and was […]

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October 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Update: Pedestrian Dies from Injuries after Being Struck on Hungerford Drive

Update, Monday: Dingguo Guo, 61, who was hit as he was trying to cross Hungerford Drive at Frederick Avenue, died Friday from his injuries, Montgomery County police said Monday. Original post: A 61-year-old man was struck by a car in Rockville Thursday morning near Hungerford Drive, according to officers with the Montgomery County Police Department. […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two Northwest High School Students Struck by Car

Two Northwest High School students were struck by a car Monday afternoon crossing Great Seneca Highway at Richter Farm Road, according to a statement from the school’s principal. Principal Jimmy D’Andrea, on a message distributed on Twitter, said emergency responders took the students to a local hospital where they have non-life-threatening injuries. The students were […]

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