Motorcycle driver dies in crash with Montgomery County police car on ICC

A male motorcycle driver died Thursday night after rear-ending a Montgomery County law enforcement cruiser on the Intercounty Connector, in accordance to police.

At about 7:28 p.m., a male driving a motorcycle at a “high level of speed” strike a patrol vehicle that was touring westbound on the freeway, according to a assertion from the Montgomery County Section of Law enforcement. The driver was ejected from the bike and was pronounced lifeless at the scene.

The Intercounty Connector was closed in the two instructions among Shady Grove Street and Georgia Avenue as of 10 p.m. Thursday.

The officer, who was on duty at the time of the crash, experienced minimal accidents and was taken to an spot hospital, according to the department’s statement.

The statement did not recognize either the motorcycle driver or the officer concerned. No additional info was immediately readily available.

The incident marked the third lethal collision in the county in considerably less than a week.

On Sunday, longtime veterinarian Prabodh Vaid, 79, and his wife, Nirmala Vaid, 77, have been killed when their Toyota Camry collided with a Jeep at Georgia Avenue and May well Street in the Glenmont place, close to exactly where they lived, according to law enforcement.

On Wednesday, Sam Mingsan Chen, 79, of Rockville was killed when the Toyota Camry he was driving collided with a white 2019 Ford F-550 truck at Stoney Creek and River streets in North Potomac, in accordance to police.