Police Investigating Double Fatal Collision; Identity of 19-Year-Old Victims Released

by Patrick Herron

Per MCPD: Two young women have died following a single vehicle collision in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 4, 2023. At approximately 4:07 a.m., a black 2012 Infiniti G37 with possibly four occupants crashed into a utility pole on Montrose Road near Hitching Post Lane. For reasons still under investigation, the Infiniti lost control, struck the center median, left the roadway, hitting a fire hydrant, electrical control box and several other fixed objects, before crashing into the utility pole.

19-year-old Leslie Kristin Ventura of Germantown was pronounced dead on scene. A second passenger, 19-year-old Kailey Briana Vigil of Rockville, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition, where she succumbed to her injuries and died on Monday, March 6. A third passenger left the location before officers arrived.  The driver was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating this collision.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620.
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Feature photo courtesy of Cordell Pugh.


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