Thursday, March 21, 2013
A 55-year-old man was struck and killed by a school bus Thursday morning in Gaithersburg.
Update, 1:20 p.m. Montgomery County police have identified the victim of Thursday morning's fatal pedestrian collision as George Pezdirtz III, of the 900 block of Clopper Road in Gaithersburg. Montgomery County police and Fire and Rescue services responded to the area of Clopper Road and Metropolitan Grove Road at approximately 6:26 a.m. for the report of a personal injury collision, according to a news release. Preliminary investigation revealed Pezdirtz, 55, was crossing Clopper Road just east of Metropolitan Grove Road when he was struck by a Montgomery County school bus that was traveling westbound on Clopper Road, police said. The driver of the bus has been identified as Telma Elizabeth Ramirez, 57, of the 19200 block of Hempstone …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A fatal accident on Interstate 270 southbound caused major delays Monday morning for commuters in the Gaithersburg-Rockville area.
(Update, 8:20 p.m.) Maryland State Police have identified Maria Durdandal, 50, of Frederick, as the driver who was killed in an early-morning, single-car crash on Interstate 270 southbound near the Shady Grove Road exit, according to an NBC Washington report. Police said the impact of the collision was so severe that portions of the concrete barrier struck by Durdandal's car broke off and landed on northbound I-270, and Durdandal was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the report. (Update, 5 p.m.) A woman was killed after crashing her red Scion near the Shady Grove Road exit of Interstate 270 southbound, The Washington Post reports. The driver lost control of her car and struck a concrete barrier near the exit, a Maryland State …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Christina Morris-Ward, 15, was struck by a car on Germantown Road, near Wisteria Drive, according to Montgomery County Police Cpt. Paul Starks.