According to WJLA.com, a Laurel man was killed on March 15 when he crashed his motorcycle into the rear of a Mercedes SUV that had slowed down to turn into a driveway in Damascus.
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The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. as the SUV and the motorcycle were traveling eastbound on Annapolis Rock Road. As the SUV turned into a driveway, the motorcycle crashed into the back of the SUV.
Police said the 51 year old died on the scene, despite the efforts of emergency personnel, including an off-duty Howard County firefighter who happened to come upon the collision just before Montgomery County Fire & Rescue personnel arrived. The woman driving the SUV and her 14-year-old passenger were not injured in the collision.
This fatal collision is evidence that transportation accidents (including motorcycles, trucks, subways, airplanes and boats) are very common, yet often preventable. To prevent transportation accidents and/or minimize any injuries sustained from such accidents, follow these simple guidelines:
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Did You Know: According to StatisticBrain.com, there were 23,714 DUI arrests in Maryland in 2013.