Police investigate hit-and-run
Montgomery County detectives are investigating a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian that occurred Saturday night in the Piney Branch area of Silver Spring.
About 8:15 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 8700 block of Carroll Avenue near Piney Branch Road after a pedestrian was reported struck, according to a police news release.
A 24-year-old woman was walking in the northbound roadway when she was hit by a small, dark-colored car, possibly a Honda, which failed to stop and remain at the scene, police said. The woman was transported to an area trauma center in serious condition.
The vehicle’s right-side exterior mirror was found at the scene. Additionally, the vehicle may have damage to the headlight, hood and windshield on the right side.
Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 301-840-2435. Callers may remain anonymous.
Washington Post Editors
| September 26, 2010; 10:58 AM ET
Categories: From the Editors, Maryland, Montgomery, Traffic Accidents
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