Police Investigate Serious Collision Involving Motorcycle

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a personal injury collision Sealinvolving a motorcycle that occurred last night in Wheaton.

Last night at approximately 9:03 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Randolph Road and Bushey Drive for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2005 Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling south on Bushey Drive. A 2002 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling west on Randolph Road.  The Ford F-150 attempted to cross Randolph Road and collided with the motorcycle in the intersection. The motorcycle driver was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck is identified as Mario Evert Carrasco Gonzales, age 43, of the 3900 block of Ilford Road in Silver Spring.  The driver of the motorcycle is identified as Thomas Steven Rose, age 59,  of the 11300 block of Cloverhill Drive in Silver Spring.  Rose remains in serious condition at a local hospital.

Detectives continue to investigate this collision. Anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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