Bicyclist left with ‘life-threatening’ injuries after car accident in Montgomery Co.

A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car just before 10 p.m. Friday in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Jose Lopez Hernandez, 36, was riding on Snouffer School Road near Sweet Autumn Drive in Gaithersburg when he was hit by a 2000 Toyota Celica, driven by Trevon Thacker of Gaithersburg.

Thacker was driving westbound when he collided with Hernandez. Montgomery County Police said in a news release that Hernandez was not wearing a helmet and did not have reflective clothing or reflectors on his bicycle.

Authorities took Hernandez to the hospital, while Thacker was not hurt in the accident.

Police are asking for anyone who saw the incident to call the police collision reconstruction unit at 240-773-6620.

The map below shows the approximate location of the crash:

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