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.
— Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) November 8, 2020