Note: The collision is listed as occurring in Gaithersburg in the below press release from MCPD.
For Immediate Release: Monday, February 14, 2022
Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on January 8, 2022, at the intersection of Watkins Mill Road and Crested Iris Drive in Gaithersburg.
At approximately 2 p.m., 6th District Officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a traffic collision involving two vehicles. At the scene, the drivers of the vehicles denied medical care from Fire Rescue and a property damage collision report was completed.
On the same day, at approximately 5:47 p.m., Montgomery County Fire Rescue responded to the 19300 block of Montgomery Village Avenue for a call of an unresponsive person. An investigation determined that the victim of this call was involved in the vehicle collision that occurred earlier that day. As a result of injuries sustained in the vehicle collision, 44-year-old Edwin Portillo of Gaithersburg succumbed to his injuries, and was pronounced dead on January 9, 2022.
The Montgomery County Police Homicide Division had initially been investigating this case as a sudden death. Once it was determined that Portillo sustained injuries from a vehicle collision, the investigation was transferred to CRU.
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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March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
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Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit