Monday, May 6, 2013
Frederick News-Post: A front seat passenger from North Potomac was not injured.
A Gaithersburg man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-car crash in Frederick County, The Gazette reported. Daniel Swader was driving southbound in the 8800 block of Gambrill Park Road when his 1993 Honda Accord went off the roadway and collided with a tree, according to the report. A front-seat passenger, Trevor Robison of North Potomac, was uninjured in the crash, according to The Frederick News-Post. Swader's father told The Frederick News Post his son was attending Montgomery College and was “just trying to find his way in life.” “He was just a good young man,” Jamell Swader told The Frederick News-Post. “A very happy young man. He actually tried to encourage people to do the right thing.” Read more on The Gazette and The …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Police: Colleen Nicole Bell, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene
A Germantown woman was killed in a crash early Saturday after her car struck a taxi, spun 180 degrees and crashed into a tree. Colleen Nicole Bell, 20, of the 19100 block of Highstream Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene, Montgomery County Police said. The call was dispatched at around 2:30 a.m. According to police, Bell was driving north on Mateny Road, but as she entered the intersection of Mateny and Clopper Roads, she struck a Regency cab travelling east on Clopper. Police said her Honda Civic spun 180 degrees, veered off the road and struck a tree. The cab driver was injured but was not transported, police said. The crash is still being investigated.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A Derwood man and a Gaithersburg man were killed; another man was released from the hospital on Tuesday, the Frederick News-Post reported.
Update, 12:25 p.m., Nov. 14: A tractor trailer that overturned on top of a pickup truck, killing a Gaithersburg man and a Derwood man in Frederick County on Monday, had faulty brakes and was not registered to operate in Maryland, the Frederick News-Post reported Wednesday. It is not clear if the brakes played a role in the crash, state police told the News-Post. Jose C. Cedillo, 37, of Gaithersburg, the front-seat passenger in the pickup, was discharged Tuesday from University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he had been flown after the crash, a hospital spokeswoman told the News-Post. Click here to read the full story in the Frederick News-Post. Original post, 1:16 p.m., Nov. 13: Two men — one from …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Geneva Kelley was driving a Kia Sophia that rear-ended another car before being struck from behind, police said.
An 84-year-old Rockville woman has died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle crash on Oct. 12 in Laytonsville, Montgomery County police said in a news release on Friday. Geneva Kelley, of the 500 block of Woodston Road in Rockville, was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life threatening, the release said. Kelley died at the hospital on Oct. 20, police said. Kelley was driving a 2000 Kia Sophia that police said rear-ended a 2005 Acura RL that was stopped in traffic eastbound on Laytonsville Road at Brink Road. A 2003 Mazda Miata then struck the Kia from behind, police said. Police identified the driver of the Acura as David Greene, 49, of the 8100 block of Jonnie Court in Gaithersburg. The driver of …
Monday, September 10, 2012
A 24-year-old Germantown man was killed Monday after a collision at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Longdraft Road.
Update (9:35 p.m.): A 24-year-old Germantown man was killed Monday after his motorcycle collided with the side door of a vehicle trying to make a left turn on to Great Seneca Highway from Longdraft Road, Montgomery County police said. The victim, Michael George Balcom, of the 13200 block of Wonderland Way, was traveling on northbound Great Seneca Highway on his 2001 Suzuki SV650s motorcycle when a 1998 BMW 528i attempted to turn on to the road in front of Balcom, police said. The motorcycle collided with the passenger side door of the BMW, and Balcom was thrown from the motorcycle. An off duty Montgomery County police officer came upon the collision just after it occurred and, along with a citizen, rendered first aid to Balcom, police said…