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Serious Single Vehicle Collision Investigated; Driver Receiving Treatment

For Immediate Release: Saturday, July 12, 2014

Detectives with the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious single vehicle collision that occurred late on Friday, July 11 in Chevy Chase.

On Friday, July 11 at approximately 8:40 p.m., police and fire/rescue personnel responded to Beach Drive and Wyndale Road for the report of a collision where the driver was seriously injured.  Fire/rescue personnel transported the 25-year-old male driver to Suburban Hospital where this morning, he continues to receive treatment for his injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver was traveling southbound on Beach Drive while operating a blue, 2005, Mini Cooper.  For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle crossed the double yellow line and struck a tree near the west bound shoulder.

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.

PRS

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Release ID: 14-230
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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