Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Bethesda Crash

By Amber Ferguson
|  Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013  |  Updated 9:35 PM EDT
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A man was critically injured Wednesday morning when he was struck by a car while crossing a street in Bethesda. News4 transportation reporter Adam Tuss has more on a disturbing and deadly trend of people getting hit by cars in Montgomery County.

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A man was critically injured Wednesday morning when he was struck by a car while crossing a street in Bethesda. News4 transportation reporter Adam Tuss has more on a disturbing and deadly trend of people getting hit by cars in Montgomery County.

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Pedestrian Hit By Car in Bethesda

A 53-year-old man is in condition after being struck by a car on Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday morning.
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A man is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Bethesda Wednesday morning.

The victim, 59, was hit by a silver Honda on Old Georgetown Road near Vista Road, according to Montgomery County Police. The driver remained on the scene.

 Investigators at the scene report that the man was in a lane of traffic and not in a crosswalk or intersection when he was hit.

News4’s Megan McGrath says authorities are uncertain about which side of the road the victim was crossing due to conflicting witness accounts.

This accident comes just a day after six other pedestrians -- including three school-aged children -- were injured by vehicles around the D.C. area.

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