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Detectives Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Rockville

For Immediate Release: Sunday, May 20, 2018

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal, single-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday afternoon.

On Saturday, May 19, at approximately 1:42 p.m., 2nd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Montrose Parkway in the area of East Jefferson Street for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that the operator of a 2012 Toyota Highlander was traveling east on Montrose Parkway.  In the area of East Jefferson Street, for reasons still under investigation, the Highlander left the roadway and struck a light pole.  The driver and six passengers all were transported to local hospitals.

The driver, identified as Bartilyn Seneh, age 30, of Appleton Place in Frederick, was transported to a local hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.  The front seat passenger, identified as Rose Priscilla Ivy, age 79, of Durham, North Carolina, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital last night.  A 33-year-old female passenger was transported to a local hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.  The four remaining passengers, two, three-year old females, a 10 year-old female, and a 13-year-old female, were all transported to local hospitals with minor injuries.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Release ID: 18-201
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: fatal-collision