Virginia woman struck, killed by Ride-On bus in Rockville -- Gazette.Net


A 62-year-old woman was killed after she was hit by a Ride-On bus at the Rockville Metro station Tuesday night.

Anicia Caringal Castillo, of Falls Church, Va., was struck as she walked across the Metro station entrance at around 7:30 p.m. Castillo later died at a local hospital, Montgomery County police said in a news release.

Police said the driver, Daryll Norvell Banks, 42, of Lusby, Md., was trying to make a left turn into the station. Two passengers were on the bus, but they left before police arrived.

Montgomery County spokeswoman Esther Bowring, said that Banks has been placed on administrative leave. He’s been a county driver since 2011, according to Bowring.

Police are still investigating the crash. Those with information are asked to call 240-773-6620 or call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.