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Detectives Investigate Wisconsin Avenue and Chestnut Street Fatality; Victim's Identity Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 13, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal two vehicle collision that occurred on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at approximately 7:08 a.m., on Wisconsin Avenue at Chestnut Street in Bethesda.  

The initial investigation has revealed that a blue 2018 Yamaha XV1900 motorcycle was traveling north on Wisconsin Avenue when a green 2001 Toyota 4Runner, traveling southbound attempted to turn left onto Chestnut Street. The vehicles collided in the northbound lanes.  

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver has been identified as 24-year-old, Abdesselam Beggar of Chevy Chase.  

This is an active and ongoing investigation.   

The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this collision. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620. 

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Release ID: 22-493
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: fatal-collision