SUV passenger killed in Montgomery Escalade wreck
A passenger in an SUV died in a Montgomery County wreck Tuesday, according to a press release from the Montgomery County police.
According to accident investigators, a 2007 Cadillac Escalade was traveling south on the 21500 block of Georgia Avenue near New Hampshire Avenue about 5:25 p.m. Tuesday when it left the right side of the road and hit a tree for unknown reasons.
Jose Roberto Rubi Argueta, 33, of Buford, Ga., who was seated in the left-rear passenger seat, was hurt badly. He died a short time later at Montgomery General Hospital. Police did not say if he was wearing a seat belt.
The driver, Olga E. Guevara, 42, of the 11900 block of Lafayette Drive in Silver Spring, and a front-seat passenger, Rodolfo Jose Martinez Barahona, 30, of the same address, were taken to Suburban Hospital in serious condition. They are expected to survive.
Investigators ask anyone with information about the wreck to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 301-840-2435.
This item has been updated since it was first published.
-- Dan Morse
May 12, 2010; 8:24 AM ET
Categories: Dan Morse , Montgomery , Traffic Accidents
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