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Update: Gaithersburg Collision Now Fatal

For Immediate Release: Saturday, July 18, 2015

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a collision that occurred last night in Gaithersburg. That collision now involves a fatality.

On July 18 at approximately 7:56 p.m., 6th District Officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Frederick Road (Route 355) and Christopher Avenue for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation indicates that an Agusta motorcycle was traveling southbound on Frederick Road when it struck a black Acura MDX making a U-turn from northbound Frederick Road to southbound Frederick Road.

The 35-year-old male operator of the motorcycle suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Suburban Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The 48-year-old female driver of the Acura, and two female occupants, ages 82 and 52 were not injured.

This collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers may remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 15-216
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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