river road fatal crash

July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Poolesville Area

Montgomery County Police Department tweeted that they are investigating a fatal vehicle collision that occurred in the Poolesville area on Wednesday afternoon. MCPD investigating fatal vehicle collision on River Road @ Old River Road. River Rd closed between Esworthy Rd and Seneca Rd for collision investigation. — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) July 3, […]

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March 1, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Community Grieves Loss of Family After Fatal Car Accident in Bethesda (VIDEO)

The Walt Whitman High School community is grieving the loss of 18-year-old senior Thomas Buarque De Macedo and praying for his sister Helena Buarque De Macedo, who remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition. Thomas and Helena were riding in a car along with their parents, Michael and Allessandra Buarque De Macedo when they were […]

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March 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council, Leggett, Van Hollen, State Lawmakers Ask for Review of Safety Issues at River Road and Pyle Road in Bethesda

The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Ike Leggett, Congressman Chris Van Hollen and four members of the Maryland General Assembly today sent a letter to the administrator of the Maryland State Highway Administration asking for a review of safety issues at the intersection of River Road and Pyle Road in Bethesda. The intersection was the […]

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March 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rep. Chris Van Hollen Says Changes Must be Made at River Road Intersection

U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen is calling for safety improvements at the River Road and Pyle Road intersection where three people were killed in a collision on Saturday night. On his Twitter account, Van Hollen sent his condolences to the family and,  he said, “changes must be made to the dangerous River Road intersection.” On […]

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February 29, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Investigation Into Fatal River Road Collision Could Take Weeks to Complete (VIDEO)

A fatal car crash killed three members of the Buarque De Macedo family on Saturday night in Bethesda. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and their son, Thomas, died at scene while a fourth passenger, Helena Buarque De Macedo remains hospitalized. Police are currently investigating the cause of the fatal collision. In this MyMCMedia […]

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February 29, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Walt Whitman High School Community Wants Red Light at River and Pyle Road (VIDEO)

The Walt Whitman High School community is mourning the loss of three family members who died in a car accident on Saturday night in Bethesda. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and his son, Thomas, were killed in the crash, according to police. Helena Buarque De Macedo, sister of Thomas, remains hospitalized. Thomas was […]

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February 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Stresses Need for Traffic Safety Improvements at Pyle Road and River Road (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner said the Council will be asking state officials for safety improvements at River Road and Pyle Road following a fatal collision near Walt Whitman High School on Saturday night. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: So far, over 3,000 people have signed a local change.org petition […]

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February 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA Officials Says Premature to Discuss Fatal River Road Collision

The State Highway Administration is not ready to comment on a fatal collision that took place Saturday night in Bethesda. The fatal collision occurred shortly before 7 p.m. at the intersection of River Road and Pyle Road on Saturday night. Michael Buarque De Macedo (53), his wife, Allessandra (53), and his son, Thomas (18), were killed […]

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February 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Walt Whitman High School Hosts Candlelight Vigil, Roadside Memorial Grows (PHOTOS)

The principal of Walt Whitman High School, Alan Goodwin, said there would be a candlelight vigil at the school on Sunday night following a fatal car crash that occurred on River Road on Feb. 27. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and his son, Thomas, were killed in the Saturday night crash, according to police. […]

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February 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Bethesda Collision, Three Family Members Killed in Crash (PHOTOS)

Three members of a Bethesda family were killed in a collision on Saturday night, according to Montgomery County Police. A fourth family member is hospitalized with life threatening injuries. The collision happened shortly before 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 at River Road and Pyle Road. Police said the investigation indicates that a 2016 BMW was […]

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