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December 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Woman Struck by Car in Rockville, Injuries are Life Threatening

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred last night in Rockville near the Twinbrook Metro. Police said the collision occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. at Chapman Avenue and Bouic Avenue. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, 63-year-old Esther Contreras was crossing Chapman Avenue in an eastern direction in the […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Potomac

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred last night in Potomac. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. at Bells Mill Road and Windsor View Drive. Police said 65-year-old Simon Saikmon Eng was walking west in the area of the eastbound side of Bells Mill Road when he was struck by […]

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December 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Officer Struck by Vehicle During Traffic Stop Remains in Critical Condition (PHOTO)

A Montgomery County police officer is fighting for his life after he was struck by a passing vehicle Thursday night while he was conducting a traffic stop along Rockville Pike at Edmonston Drive. Police have identified the officer as 24-year-old Noah Leotta. “Noah is not only a dedicated young police officer, he is a caring […]

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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 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Shooting in Silver Spring Neighborhood

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a shooting that occurred shortly before 7 p.m. in the 9500 block of Clement Road in Silver Spring on Thursday night. Police said a 47-year-old man was transported to the hospital in serious condition with an apparent gunshot wound to the body. Police said the man is hospitalized in […]

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October 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Painter Injured in Fall Down Elevator Shaft in Potomac

A 30-year-old painter was injured in a fall down a residential elevator shaft today, according to a spokesperson with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS). MCFRS Spokeperson Pete Piringer said the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. at 9209 Cranford Drive in Potomac where a house was being renovated. According to Piringer, the worker who […]

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September 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Serious Motorcycle Collision, Parkland Drive and Aspen Hill Road (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police are investigating a serious collision involving several vehicles, including a motorcycle, at Parkland Drive and Aspen Hill Road. According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the collision occurred before 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Piringer said the motorcycle driver suffered a serious injury. The police department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit […]

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March 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Clarksburg

UPDATED A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Wednesday night in Clarksburg, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer. It happened at 7:42 p.m. in the 22700 block of Frederick road. Montgomery County Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI was traveling northbound on […]

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November 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Silver Spring Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident

UPDATED, Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m.- Police have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed today in Silver Spring as Tschimid Moshkin, 77, of the 13600 block of Montvale Drive in Silver Spring. Mark Wesley Chambre, 64 of Silver Spring was driving the car that hit Moshkin, according to police. UPDATED at 9:24 a.m.-  Montgomery County Police are investigating […]

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June 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Police Arrest Man in Stabbing on Piney Branch Road

  UPDATE: A 31-year-old man is charged in a Silver Spring stabbing that occurred Wednesday night on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring. On Thursday, detectives charged Ulises A. Blanco-Melgar,  31, of no fixed address, with one count of attempt first-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, and one count of second-degree assault. Blanco-Melgar is […]

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