Three Pedestrians Struck in Separate Incidents in Silver Spring, Rockville

Three pedestrians were struck Tuesday in Montgomery County. 

The first incident occurred close to 6 a.m. this morning, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer’s Twitter account. A person was struck on Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road in Silver Spring, and had non-life threatening injuries. 

The second incident was around 6:30 a.m. on Veirs Mill Road and Newport Mill Road, also in Silver Spring. Piringer tweeted that a pedestrian was hit by the side mirror of a passing vehicle, and suffered one minor non-life threatening injury.

The third pedestrian collision occurred around 11 a.m. on Nebel Street and Marinelli Road in Rockville. The person suffered minor, non-life threatening injuries. 

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Spokesperson Rick Goodale said the collisions are still under investigation, but not as life-threatening or fatal. 

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Maryam Shahzad

About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in December with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. Maryam loves visual media and always says the movie is better than the book. She can be reached at or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.


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