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Update: Name Released in October 24 Collision in Germantown

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 26, 2012

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a serious collision that occurred on October 24  in Germantown.

On October 24 at approximately 2:30 p.m., officers from the 5th District as well as Fire/Rescue responded to the intersection of Darnestown Road (Route 28) and Berryville Road for a report of a personal injury collision involving a bicyclist and a Montgomery County School bus. Preliminary investigation revealed that the bicyclist was traveling northbound on Berryville Road.  The school bus was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the bicyclist and school bus collided in the intersection.

The bicyclist involved in the collision has been identified as Michael Wilhelm Breithaupt, age 54, of the 3700 block of East West Highway in Chevy Chase.  Mr. Breithaupt remains in critical condition in a local hospital.

The circumstances surrounding the collision remain under investigation.  Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed this collision and have not spoken to detectives to please contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 12-274
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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