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Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Burtonsville

For Immediate Release: Saturday, July 5, 2014

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department- Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred yesterday in Burtonsville.

Yesterday at approximately 6:21 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Sandy Spring Road (Route 198) and Birmingham Drive for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2007 Honda CR-V was turning left from northbound Birmingham Drive onto westbound Sandy Spring Road.  A 2007 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Sandy Spring Road.  The motorcycle and vehicle collided in the intersection.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital with critical but what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries.  The driver is being identified as Carlos Vinicius De Oliveira, age 33, of the 7600 block of Woodbine Drive in Laurel.  The passenger on the motorcycle was ejected from the motorcycle.  She was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The passenger is being identified as Ebonie Janielle Cray, age 30, of the 16600 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring.

The driver of the CR-V suffered a minor injury.   He is being identified as Allan Francis Mulligan, age, 82, of the 15100 block of Birmingham Drive in Burtonsville.  The front passenger of the vehicle was uninjured.  She is being identified as Helene Cromwell Mulligan, age, 78, of the same address.

The circumstances surrounding this collision remain under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620 or call the police non-emergency number at 301.279.8000.  Callers may remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 14-217
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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