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Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Collision in Derwood

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 19, 2018

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a personal injury hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian that occurred in Derwood this evening.

On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at approximately 10:09 p.m., officers from the 5th District along with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to Muncaster Road in the area of Beechdale Court for a single-vehicle collision with an additional collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling southbound on Muncaster Road when it became involved in a single-vehicle collision on the side of the road.  One of the occupants of the Cobalt exited the vehicle and was struck by a dark-colored Ford Mustang.  The Mustang did not remain on the scene and fled in the direction of Gaithersburg.  Both occupants of the Cobalt were transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The striking vehicle is described as a dark-colored Ford Mustang.  The Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating the striking vehicle.

The occupants of the Cobalt will be identified once the appropriate notifications are made.

This collision investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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CTJ  0245 hrs

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Release ID: 18-496
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: serious-collision, traffic-safety, uncategorized