This evening at approximately 8:19 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the report of a collision that occurred in front of 650 University Boulevard East in Silver Spring. # # #
Contact: Media Services Division Phone: 240.773.5030
Preliminary investigation revealed that an unidentified Hispanic male made a purchase at the 7-Eleven store located at 650 University Boulevard East and exited the store walking towards Piney Branch Road. The victim had walked a short distance from the front of the store when he was struck by a 2002 Honda Accord, driven by Alfred Okine 67-years-of-age, of the 8800 block of Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring. The victim unfortunately was pinned to the wall by the front of the Honda Accord. The driver of the vehicle, immediately contacted police and fire rescue and remained at the scene.
The victim who has not been identified at this time was transported to Medstar in critical but stable condition. Police would like anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact the 3rd District station at 301 565-7740.