Car, Dump Truck Accident Kills Driver

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating an accident involving a car and a dump truck in Germantown in which an 18-year-old man was killed.

Montgomery County police spokesman Capt. Paul Starks says a car was struck by a dump truck about 1 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Germantown and Middlebrook roads. He says the 18-year-old driver of a car was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities have identified the victim as Ivar Ramiro Candia of Germantown.

Police say two others in the car also were injured, including a 33-year-old man who is in critical condition and a 17-year-old who is in stable condition.

The driver of the dump truck was not injured.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • Rafael

    I know the family and the brothers were taken cousin because he was drinking.

    • Emmi

      HI Rafael im so sorry for your lost, Im working in organitation who supports migrants and people in the USA, so we saw this accident and we decided to colaborated with the family we brigth them economic support, so maybe you can help me to contact his family and let me know some phone number and I can call them thank you in advance..

  • williejoe

    I was thinking what was an 18 yr old doing out at 1am. Now I know, very sad. Don’t know all the particulars but dump truck drivers seem to have a limited capacity for intelligence the way they drive anyway.

    • fdems

      it wasnt the trucks fault, FYI

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