14-Year-Old Elijah Miles Has Passed Away Due to Injuries Suffered After Being Struck By Driver in Germantown on Tuesday Night

by MCS Staff

14-year-old Elijah Miles has succumbed to the injuries he suffered on Tuesday, May 9, 2023,  at approximately 8:53pm when he was struck by a driver in the area of Wisteria Drive and Great Seneca Highway, near Seneca Valley High School. According to a GoFundMe organized by a friend of the family, Elijah was in 8th grade and a student at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in Germantown and has been described as “full of life and a giving child.” Donations can be made here to help the family with costs surrounding funeral arrangements.

Per MCPD: On Tuesday night, 5th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the area of Wisteria Dr. and Great Seneca Hwy. for the report of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian. The preliminary investigation by detectives has determined that a black Acura TSX was traveling northbound on Wisteria Drive, when for reasons still under investigation, the driver struck the 15-year-old male victim (it is now known that the victim, Elijah Miles, was 14-years old), who was crossing the roadway in a westbound direction. Elijah was then transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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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