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Update: Serious Collision Involving Motorcycle Now Fatal

For Immediate Release: Friday, April 13, 2018

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a now fatal collision involving a motorcyclist that occurred this morning.  The motorcycle operator, identified as James Christopher Davern, age 21, of Silverdale Drive in Silver Spring, succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital this evening.

At approximately 10:46 a.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Veirs Mill Road at Robindale Drive for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that Davern, operating a 2012 Honda CBR 600 RR motorcycle, was traveling west on Veirs Mill Road.  The driver of a 2003 Honda CRV was traveling east on Veirs Mill Road and was attempting to make a left turn onto Robindale Drive.  The motorcycle and vehicle collided in the intersection.

The driver of the CRV, identified as Whirley Calumba Saguban, age 66, of Robindale Drive in Rockville, was not injured in the collision.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.


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Release ID: 18-149
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: fatal-collision, serious-collision, uncategorized