Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Rockledge Dr. Friday Morning, Transported With Life-Threating Injuries

by Patrick Herron

Rockledge Dr. is currently closed between Democracy Blvd. and Rock Spring Dr. in Bethesda after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle around 11:20am on Friday. Our Public Safety correspondent Cordell Pugh reports that an elderly pedestrian was struck and transported to a trauma Center with critical injuries.  Montgomery County Police are currently on the scene investigating, according to Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Pete Piringer. The pedestrian’s injuries are classified as Priority 1.

Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and to expect significant delays. The incident occurred in the area of Walter Johnson High School, which is located on Rock Spring Dr. We will post an update when more information becomes available. 


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