Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Fairland

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a fatal collision in Fairland that happened early Sunday morning.

MCPD Officers and Fire & Rescue personnel responded to Old Columbia Pike near Ruxton Road shortly before 4:30 a.m.

An investigation determined that a Ford pickup truck was traveling south on Old Columbia Pike approaching Ruxton Road when it collided with a Toyota Camry traveling north on Old Columbia Pike.

The driver of the Toyota Camry, identified as 57-year-old Jacques Vainqueur of Hollywood Avenue in Silver Spring, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where he succumbed to his injuries. The adult female passenger in the Camry was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Police have not given an update about her condition.

According to a press release, the driver of the Ford pickup truck was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This collision investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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