pedestrian

December 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Pedestrian Died After He Was Struck by Vehicle in Wheaton, Police Say

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said a pedestrian died Tuesday after he was struck by a vehicle in Wheaton. An adult male was struck on University Boulevard West at Georgia Avenue, MCPD tweeted Tuesday morning. Police said they received the call around 4 a.m., and close to 10 a.m. MCPD announced the man succumbed to his […]

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June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Roadways in Aspen Hill, Silver Spring Will Transform as Part of Covid-19 Response

Montgomery County plans to transform two streets in Aspen Hill and Silver Spring into neighborhood greenways more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists. The plan is the first phase of the new “Shared Streets” initiative in light of increased foot traffic in the wake of the coronavirus. As part of the pilot program, Holdridge Road from […]

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February 19, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Takoma Park Toddler Ok After Being Hit by Car

A two-year-old child was struck by a car on Tuesday morning in Takoma Park. The boy was hit in his neighbor’s driveway on Ritchie Avenue before being taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.  The boy walked into his neighbor’s driveway before being struck. A parent was in close proximity to the incident, and the […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Fourth Pedestrian Killed This Year in Montgomery County

A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Wednesday in Montgomery Village.  Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers responded to the collision around 7:05 p.m. at Midcounty Highway at Pier Point Place. According to a press release, a car was traveling south on the highway when it hit an adult male crossing the highway […]

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February 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Pedestrian, Bicycle, Traffic Safety Town Hall Addresses Community Concerns

About 200 people filled Wheaton High School auditorium Sunday afternoon to offer suggestions on the best ways to reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in Montgomery County. County council members, along with officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation, held a pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall as part of the county’s goal to eliminate […]

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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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