On August 17, Joshua Vinson, 30, of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle crash that occurred on August 16 at 11 p.m. Vinson was driving his motorcycle north on Middletown Road when the driver of a Chevrolet Traverse, who was attempting to make a left turn from Middletown Road onto Billingsley Road, struck him. Vinson was flown to a hospital with critical injuries but died the following day. Members of the Traffic Operations Unit are continuing to investigate.


On August 16 at 11 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle crash involving an SUV and a motorcycle. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Chevrolet Traverse was making a left turn from Middletown Road onto Billingsley Road when the driver struck a motorcycle which was travelling north on Middletown Road.

When the Traverse struck the motorcycle, it caused the motorcycle to hit a Honda Civic, which was stopped at a red traffic signal on Billingsley Road at the intersection of Middletown Road.  The operator of the motorcycle, a 30-year-old man from Waldorf, was ejected and critically injured. He was flown by US Park Police to a trauma center and is in critical condition.

Members of the Traffic Operations Unit responded to the crash and assumed the investigation.