Fatal Crash Closes Veirs Mill Road Tuesday Evening

Update: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) initially reported that the collision involved a motorcycle with ejection.

Montgomery County Police are investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred on Tuesday, December 26, 2023, in the area of Veirs Mill Road and Atlantic Avenue.

According to police, “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 revealed that an adult female was crossing Veirs Mill Road at Atlantic Avenue when she was struck by two vehicles that were traveling eastbound on Veirs Mill Road. A third vehicle that was seen in the area is possibly involved in the collision. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two striking vehicles remained at the scene.

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are attempting to locate a possible third striking vehicle that was traveling at the location at the time of the collision.

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

The Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security tweeted the following at 7:28pm: “Collision reconstruction investigation closes all eastbound lanes of Veirs Mill Road (MD 586) at Atlantic Avenue. Expect significant delays. Seek alternate route.”

Montgomery County Police tweeted the following at 7:58pm: “MCPD is investigating a pedestrian fatality in the 2100 block of Veirs Mill Road. More information will be released as it becomes available.”

We will provide an update when additional information is available.

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