Detectives Continue to Investigate Collision Involving Pedestrian at Red Roof Inn in Rockville

by Patrick Herron

For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 17, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on February 3, 2022, in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn in Rockville.

At approximately 9:30 p.m., Rockville City Police responded to the 16000 block of Shady Grove Road for the report of a trespassing in progress. While officers were responding to the location, the Emergency Communications Center received a second call, stating that the person the officers were responding for, had been struck by a vehicle in the parking lot.

Upon arrival, officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel located an adult male lying in the parking lot with trauma to his body. The victim was transported to an area hospital in serious condition.

Investigation has determined that for unknown reasons the pedestrian laid down in the entrance way to the parking lot. He was subsequently struck by a vehicle that entered the lot from Shady Grove Road. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene.

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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