Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are continuing to investigate the fatal pedestrian collision that occurred yesterday evening in Rockville.
Saturday, March 3, at approximately 7:06 p.m., officers from the 1st District were called to the area of Frederick Road (Rt. 355)) and Redland Road, for the report of a struck pedestrian.
The preliminary investigation revealed that three adult males were crossing the northbound lanes of Frederick Road at Redland Road. The pedestrians were in the crosswalk; however, they were crossing against the traffic signal.
The victim, Michael Anthony Griffin, age 23, of the 18400 block of Muncaster Road in Derwood, was struck by a blue 1990 Honda Prelude, driven by Roberto Carlos Blanco 25, of the 2200 block of Weatherburn Way in Frederick. Michael Griffin was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Honda, Roberto Blanco, was transported to an area hospital where he w ...more