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Detectives Investigate Fatal Collision; Victim's Name Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred on August 5, 2022, in the area of Randolph Road and Hawkesbury Lane.  

At approximately 4:35 p.m., 4th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a traffic collision.  

The preliminary at-scene investigation by detectives has determined that the driver of a light green 2007 Nissan Altima was attempting to turn left from eastbound Randolph Road into a parking lot in the 500 block of Randolph Road. The driver of a red 2017 Honda Civic was traveling west on Randolph Road. The vehicles collided in the westbound lanes.  

The driver and passenger of the Honda Civic were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Nissan Altima was transported to an area hospital, where she died from her injuries on August 15, 2022. The deceased has been identified as 68-year-old, Gity Karamouz, 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: 22-412
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: fatal-collision