Driver That Struck Family of Six Walking on Sidewalk in Gaithersburg on Friday Evening Charged With DUI
A family of six, which included several children, were struck by a vehicle while they were walking on the sidewalk along Girard St. in Gaithersburg.
According to WJLA, Elder Ramos Hernandez of Gaithersburg has been charged with DUI and additional charges related to the incident. They report Hernandez “lost control of his Jeep Cherokee after making a right turn onto N. Summit Avenue from Odendhal Avenue”.
All six were transported and evaluated for non-life threading injuries. It is unclear at this time what caused the vehicle to leave the road.
Update – Goshen Road & Girard Street, Gburg, pedestrian(s) struck, @MCFRS_EMIHS evaluated total 6 patients (family), incl several children, it appears for whatever reason a vehicle left roadway & struck pedestrians (family) on sidewalk, @MCFRS_EMIHS transported all w/ NLT injury https://t.co/9jlOcrPfII pic.twitter.com/u27lblIwlY
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 18, 2021