Mar 122013

WashCycle has been reporting on this fatal crash, which occurred at the intersection of Fenton St and Silver Spring Ave in Silver Spring on Sunday evening.

From the Montgomery County Police Department press feed:

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police–Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision that occurred last evening in Silver Spring.

Last night (March 10) at approximately 9:08 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire & Rescue responded to the intersection of Silver Spring Avenue and Fenton Street for the report of a collision.  Preliminary investigation by patrol units indicated that the bicyclist was northbound on the sidewalk of the southbound side of Fenton Street and was approaching Silver Spring Avenue.  A 2004 Toyota Corolla was traveling westbound on Silver Spring Avenue and was approaching Fenton Street on a green light.  The bicyclist entered the intersection on a red light and collided with the Corolla.  The bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The bicyclist is identified as Jesus Antonia Hernandez, age 23, of the 100 block of  E. Wayne Avenue in Silver Spring.  The driver of the Corolla is identified as Maria Inciong, age 79, of the 18000 block of Branchwood Lane in Sandy Spring.

The circumstances surrounding this collision remain under investigation.  Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed this fatal collision to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773- 6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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