Germantown car accident results in fatality

Victim of three car accident in Germantown sucumbs to injuries one week after accident. Photo: Photo (AP)

WASHINGTON, October 21, 2013 —  The Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) of the Montgomery County Police (MCP)  announced that an October 11 car accident was fatal. One of the individuals in the accident has now passed away due to injuries sustained in the accident.

The accident originally occurred on the afternoon of Friday October 11, and took place at Clopper Road and Waring Station Road in Germantown, Md. The accident is under active investigation by the CRU.

According to a press release from the MCP, a 2008 Saturn, driven by Dorothy Jean Rudnicki, aged 71, crossed into the opposing lane of traffic and struck an Acura that was being driven by Toni Helene Johnson-Conner, age 60. Following the Acura was another vehicle that also struck the car after the initial accident. The police report that all three drivers are residents of Germantown.

“On October 18, Rudnicki succumbed to her injuries.  The medical examiner has ruled the death accidental due to injuries sustained in the collision,” says the statement.

Montgomery County Police are asking anyone with additional details regarding the accident to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives at 240-773-6620.

The preceding information was obtained from a Montgomery County Police Press Release.

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Rahat Husain has been working as a columnist since 2013 when he joined the Communities. With an interest in America and Islam, Rahat is a prolific writer on contemporary and international issues.


In addition to writing for the Communities, Rahat Husain is an Attorney based in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. He is the Director of Legal and Policy Affairs at UMAA Advocacy. For the past six years, Mr. Husain has worked with Congressmen, Senators, federal agencies, think tanks, NGOs, policy institutes, and academic experts to advocate on behalf of Shia Muslim issues, both political and humanitarian. UMAA hosts one of the largest gatherings of Shia Ithna Asheri Muslims in North America at its annual convention.


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