Monday, April 1, 2013
The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries, The Washington Post reported.
The driver of a dark-colored truck that hit a pedestrian Saturday morning at Piney Branch Road and Arliss Street in the Long Branch neighborhood of Silver Spring did not stay on the scene, according to a report from The Washington Post. Montgomery County police responded around 8:15 a.m. March 30. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries, The Post reported.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A bicyclist's death this week marked the fifth fatal collision in the eastern and middle areas of Montgomery County since late January.
A 23-year-old man died after a car struck his bicycle in downtown Silver Spring Sunday, the latest casualty in a series of collisions that have unsettled Montgomery County residents. Since Jan. 22, four pedestrians — and now a cyclist — have died in Silver Spring and Aspen Hill. Three were killed while crossing the road, another while she stood on the sidewalk. At least two others were injured. One did not appear to have major injuries, but another went to the hospital in serious condition. Ken Silverman, an analyst for Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro, has created a map showing the locations of five of these collisions. Silverman says that Montgomery County police should "aggressively ticket drivers who speed or fail to …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Fire and rescue officials said the woman did not sustain serious injuries.
An adult female was stuck by a car in the 8200 block of Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue confirmed. Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene around 2:52 p.m. The woman is not believed to have sustained serious injuries and was taken to MedStar Washington Medical Center in Washington, DC as part of a routine exam. A spokesperson for Montgomery County Police was unable to confirm whether the department will investigate.