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Detectives Investigate Veirs Mill Road Pedestrian Fatality; Victim’s Identity Released

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred on Tuesday, December 26, 2023, in the area of Veirs Mill Road and Atlantic Avenue.    


At approximately 6:50 p.m., Rockville City Police officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel were dispatched to the location for the report of a pedestrian collision.   


The investigation has determined that an adult female was crossing Veirs Mill Road at Atlantic Avenue when she was struck by a Toyota Supra and Toyota Prius that were traveling eastbound on Veirs Mill Road.  


The drivers of the Toyota Supra and Toyota Prius remained at the scene. 


After life-saving measures were unsuccessful, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The decedent has been identified as 70-year-old Teresa Moreno De Mejia, of Rockville.  


Detectives are no longer looking for a third vehicle after determining that the pedestrian was struck only by the Toyota Supra and Toyota Prius.  


This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at (240) 773-6620.   

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Release ID: 23-748
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: fatal-collision , pedestrian-collision