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Police Investigate Motorcycle Collision in Wheaton

mc police car for slider 450x280Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a personal injury collision involving a motorcycle that occurred Saturday night in Wheaton.

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

Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2005 Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling south on Bushey Drive. Police said a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling west on Randolph Road. According to police, 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, police said.

The driver of the pickup truck is identified by police as Mario Evert Carrasco Gonzales, age 43, of Silver Spring. The driver of the motorcycle is identified by police as Thomas Steven Rose, age 59, of Silver Spring. Police said 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.

Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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