Two people have died following separate motorcycle accidents Friday in Montgomery County.
The first accident was reported during the late afternoon at University Boulevard and Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring. Kyle Brett Faulker, 43, of Beltsville, was killed when his motorcycle struck the curb and he was ejected from the vehicle.
The second crash occurred around 7 p.m. along Sandy Spring Road near Birmingham Drive in Burtonsville. A woman suffered life-threatening injuries and was hospitalized and later pronounced dead.
Police said the woman was a passenger on the motorcycle at the time and was ejected from the bike in the crash. She was later identified by police as Ebonie Janielle Cray, 30, of Silver Spring.
The driver of the motorcycle, Carlos Vinicius De Oliveria, 33, of Laurel, suffered critical, but non-life-threatening injuries.
A preliminary investigation showed a CR-V was turning left from northbound Birmingham Drive onto westbound Sandy Spring Road. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Sandy Springs Road and they collided in the intersection.
The driver of the CR-V, Allan Francis Mulligan, 82, of Burtonsville, suffered minor injurires.
Route 198 at Birmingham Dr. Collision- now FATAL. Victim-adult female passenger on motorcycle. Road remains closed for investigation.
— Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) July 5, 2014
Update: Motorcycle collision on University Blvd. W at Dennis Ave.: Now FATAL collision. Adult male victim. No further info. at time.
— Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) July 4, 2014