Another pedestrian crash death took place in Montgomery County on Saturday December 17, 2011. The collision took place around 10:30 pm near the Randoplh Crossing Shopping Center on Viers Mill Road. The victim has not yet been identified although he is described as a middle-aged man of hispanic origin.
The recurrent theme for such crashes involves night time crossing of roads without using a crosswalk while wearing dark clothing. Viers Mill Road in Wheaton has been the situs of several fatal pedestrian crashes this year including one involving a husband and wife in May of this year. http://www.maryland-law.com/blog/wheaton-hit-and-run-crash-kills-pedestrian.cfm
For those who follow this blog, Montgomery County Police recently came out with a checklist that details mechanisms to reduce hit and run and pedestrian accidents. For more go to : http://www.maryland-law.com/blog/montgomery-county-police-checklist-for-reducing-hit-and-run-and-pedestrian-crashes.cfm