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Detectives Investigate Georgia Ave. Double Fatality

For Immediate Release: Monday, July 11, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating two fatalities that occurred on the late afternoon of July 10, 2022, in the area of Georgia Ave. and May St.


At approximately 7:44 p.m., 4th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a traffic collision.


The investigation by detectives has determined that the driver of a black Jeep Cherokee was traveling southbound on Georgia Ave. The driver of a black Toyota Camry was attempting to make a left turn from northbound Georgia Ave. onto May St. The Jeep struck the Toyota, pushing it off the road and into the yard of a residence.

The driver of the Jeep sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital.


The driver and passenger in the Toyota suffered life-threatening injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver has been identified as 79-year-old Prabodh Vaid, of Silver Spring. The passenger has been identified as 77-year-old Nirmala Vaid, of Silver Spring.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this collision. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620.

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Release ID: 22-351
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: fatal-collision