Sunday, September 26, 2010

Pedestrian Hit and Run: Montgomery County Investigating..

Saturday night, a 24 year old woman was struck by a car in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Police issued the following release:


...at approximately 8:13 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the 8700 block of Carroll Avenue, near Piney Branch Road, for the report of a pedestrian struck. 
The preliminary investigation determined that a 24-year-old woman was walking in the northbound portion of the roadway of the 8700 block of Carroll Avenue.  For reasons still under investigation, a small, dark colored passenger vehicle, possibly a Honda, struck the woman and failed to stop and remain on the scene.  The woman suffered significant injuries and was transported to an area trauma center when she remains in serious condition. 
The vehicle was damaged in the collision and the right side exterior mirror was located at the scene.  Additionally, the vehicle may have damage to the right headlight, the right side of the hood, and the right side of the windshield.
Anyone who may have information about this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 301-840-2435.  Callers may remain anonymous. 
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