Something must be done

Something must be done

Pedestrian injured after being hit by car in North Bethesda

A 31-year-old woman was seriously injured Saturday morning after Montgomery County Police say she tried to cross Tuckerman Lane near the intersection with Kings Riding Way. The woman was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver was identified as Chase Lawrence Dobler, 27, of Rockville, and was not injured [WTOP].

This horrible accident happened where the Trolley Trail crosses Tuckerman Lane. It is a very dangerous crossing, and we call on MCDOT to make this intersection safe for pedestrians, bikes, and cars. And to do so with great haste.

Amy Ginsburg

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Ronald Lafferty

Lives would be saved, along with making driving on Tuckerman less tense, if this crosswalk, and the second just further west, were equipped with a pedestrian-activated stoplight. That way pedestrians and drivers would have the protection of a stop light while, unlike with a regular stoplight, traffic flow would be interpreted only when pedestrians were present.

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