Takoma Park, MD (February 3, 2023) – A pedestrian was hospitalized following a traffic accident that took place in Takoma Park on Wednesday evening, February 1.
Just after 815 p.m., officers with the Montgomery County Police Department and area firefighters were called to provide help at the scene of a crash on Philadelphia Avenue.
Preliminary reports provided by MCPD show that a pedestrian was walking in the area of Philadelphia Avenue in Chicago Avenue during the evening hours. For reasons unknown, they were struck by a vehicle that was passing through the intersection.
The pedestrian was hurt as a result of the accident. Paramedics were called to care for the victim at the scene of the accident before transporting them to a local hospital for further medical care.
The Montgomery County Police Department is currently investigating the crash.
Our thoughts go out to the pedestrian who suffered injuries in this accident. We hope for their full and timely recovery.