Pedestrian Struck in Bethesda

Pedestrian Struck in Bethesda

Lanes were blocked at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Battery Lane Tuesday morning

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A Ride On bus turning from Battery Lane onto Old Georgetown Road struck a pedestrian Tuesday morning

Aaron Kraut

Updated Wednesday: Pedestrian struck by Ride On bus dies of her injuries

 A pedestrian was struck by a bus just before 8 a.m. Tuesday in Bethesda, closing all lanes of Old Georgetown Road at its intersection with Battery Lane.

Pete Piringer, spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, said the woman hit by the bus suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police reopened both sides of Old Georgetown Road around noon. The road was closed for about four hours to allow officers to investigate the incident.


Collision investigators at the scene of a bus and pedestrian collision in the southbound lanes of Old Georgetown Road at Battery Lane. Credit: Aaron Kraut

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