MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES FILED AGAINST MIQUEL ANGEL SOLIS GOMEZ FOR KILLING RONET ACHING ON CAPITAL BELTWAY
MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES FILED AGAINST DRIVER IN FATAL CRASH ON CAPITAL BELTWAY
(Lanham, MD) Maryland State Police have charged the driver involved in a fatal crash on the Capital Beltway that claimed the life of a 22-year old Prince George’s County woman.
Miguel Angel Solis Gomez, 26, of Beltsville, was the driver and sole occupant of a 2007 Ford F150 involved in the crash on Sunday, July 7, 2019 on the Capital Beltway. Gomez is charged with manslaughter by vehicle and criminally negligent manslaughter by vehicle.
Ronet Aching, 22, of Riverdale, was pronounced deceased by emergency medical service personnel at the scene. She was the driver and sole occupant of a 2008 Nissan Xterra traveling on the inner loop, north of Route 450 in Lanham when the crash occurred.
State police coordinated with the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney and the court commissioner to hold the bond review at the hospital where Gomez is being treated for injuries sustained in the crash. Gomez will be held without bond and transferred to prison once he is release from the hospital.
Just before 6:00 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, troopers from the College Park Barrack responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway, north of Route 450 (Annapolis Road) in Lanham. Upon arrival, troopers found a two vehicle crash with multiple injuries. Maryland State Police CRASH team investigators believe Gomez was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes on I-495 when he struck the Nissan Xterra head on in lane three.
Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash and have not ruled out alcohol as a factor. Anyone with information about the incident may contact the College Park Barrack at 301-345-3101. The investigation continues…
DWI HIT PARADE: Miguel Angel Solis Gomez was wrong way on Beltway when he killed Ronet Aching
LANHAM, MD – A suspected drunk driver took a life in a head on crash as he drove his pickup truck in the wrong direction on the Washington Beltway.
Maryland State Police are investigating an early morning fatal crash on the Capital Beltway.
The deceased is identified as Ronet Aching, 22, of Upper Marlboro, Md., and police say she was pronounced deceased at the scene. She was the driver and sole occupant of a Nissan Xterra traveling on the inner loop, north of Route 450 in Lanham when the crash occurred.
The driver and sole occupant of the second vehicle involved is identified as Miguel Angel Solis Gomez, 26. He was driving a 2007 Ford F150 and was transported from the scene to Prince George’s Hospital Shock Trauma Center where he is being treated for injuries sustained in the crash. Charges are pending review of the investigation by the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney.
Just before 6:00 a.m. July 7, 2019, troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway, north of Route 450 (Annapolis Road) in Lanham. Upon arrival, troopers found a two-vehicle crash with multiple injuries.
The preliminary investigation indicates Gomez was driving the Ford F150 northbound in the southbound lanes on I-495 when he struck the Nissan Xterra head on. Emergency medical service personnel pronounced the driver of the Nissan deceased at the scene.
All lanes of the inner loop are closed while Maryland State Police CRASH Team personnel reconstruct the collision. MDOT State Highway Administration CHART personnel are on the scene to assist with detouring traffic.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing and charges are pending. Alcohol is considered a factor in the crash. Anyone with information about the crash may contact the College Park Barrack at 301-345-3101.
NBC 4 reporter Aimee Cho reported the following:
“WE WILL MISS HER FOREVER”: Heartbreaking story- 22-year-old Ronet Aching from Upper Marlboro, MD was killed this morning in a car crash. Police say a drunk driver was going the wrong way on the Beltway and hit Ronet’s car head on.
Ronet’s parents tell me she was incredibly sweet and that she dreamed of being a teacher. They also described her as very hardworking. They said she was taking classes at Prince George’s Community College, while also balancing a nearly full-time job at Silver Diner. Gomez was taken to a hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries, a Prince George’s County Fire spokesperson said.
She was the oldest of three daughters and worked at the Silver Diner in Greenbelt.