Bicyclist Dead After Car Collision
Police: A 23-year-old Silver Spring died at a local hospital after being hit by a car.
A 23-year-old Silver Spring man is dead after being hit by a car Sunday night while riding his bicycle, Montgomery County police said.
The cyclist, Jesus Antonia Hernandez, of the 100 block of East Wayne Avenue, was heading northbound on the sidewalk of the southbound side of Fenton Street, approaching Silver Spring Avenue, a release from police stated. Maria Inciong, 79, of the 18000 block of Branchwood Lane in Sandy Spring, was driving a 2004 Toyota Corolla westbound on Silver Spring Avenue, approaching Fenton Street.
Police said the driver had a green light on Silver Spring Avenue and the bicyclist had a red light at Fenton Street. Hernandez biked into the intersection and the bike and car collided, police said.
Police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews responded to the scene around 9 p.m. and Hernandez was taken to a trauma center in serious condition. He died of the injuries at the hospital, police said.
Police said they continue to investigate the condition and ask anyone who witnessed it to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers can remain anonymous.