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Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Derwood

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 11, 2015

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Collision Reconstruction Unit are currently investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian and a Montgomery County Public School bus.  The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains in the hospital in grave condition.

This morning at approximately 9:00, officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Crabbs Branch Way and Redland Road for the report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a school bus.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was crossing Crabbs Branch Way in the area of Redland Road.  A school bus was making a left turn onto northbound Crabbs Branch Way  from Redland Road and struck the pedestrian.

The pedestrian is being identified as Crucita Reynoso, age 58, of Calypso Court in Gaithersburg. The Montgomery County Public School bus was driven by Jonathan Chinghun Chiu, age 54, of Tygard Court in Gaithersburg.

Anyone who witnessed this collision and has not yet spoken with CRU detectives is asked to call investigators at 240-773-6620, or the non-emergency line at 301-279-8000.


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Release ID: 15-171
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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