MCPD: Pedestrian Struck on Gridley Road Succumbs to Injuries

by Patrick Herron

Per MCPD:.
For Immediate Release: Friday, June 17, 2022
A pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Friday, June 3, 2022, has succumbed to his injuries and died. At approximately 10 p.m., Vidal Godinez Guatemalteca, of Silver Spring, was crossing Gridley Rd. (Wheaton/Glenmont) when he was struck by a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado making a left hand turn from southbound Selfridge Rd. to eastbound Gridley Rd. The initial report states that 35-year-old Guatemalteca was in the crosswalk at the time of the collision.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are now investigating this collision as a fatality. If charges are to be filed against the driver, it will be done following completion of the investigation and in consultation with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at (240) 773- 6620.

Feature photo courtesy of Google Maps.


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