Police identify driver killed in Montgomery Co. crash

Police in Montgomery County, Maryland, have identified the driver who was killed in a collision on River Road in Travilah on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, around 1:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the scene of an accident where the driver of a silver 2012 Toyota Camry attempted to make a left turn from Stoney Creek Rd onto east bound River Road and collided with a white 2019 Ford F-550 that was traveling westbound.

The driver of the Toyota was declared dead at the scene. He has been identified as 79-year-old Sam Mingsan Chen, of Rockville.

Police say the investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact detectives at 240-773-6620.

The approximate location of the crash is below.


Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for WTOP.com. Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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