Motorcyclist dies in fatal crash on Indian Head Highway

WASHINGTON — A motorcyclist has died after an early Wednesday crash on Md. 210/Indian Head Highway in the area of Fort Washington, Maryland.

The motorcyclist was traveling on northbound Md. 210 when he struck the back of a car, Prince George’s County police say. Officers responded to the crash around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car had injuries that were not life-threatening.

Northbound Md. 210 near Palmer Road was closed for more than five hours during the investigation.

The crash occurred on the same stretch of road where two men died in a crash less than two weeks ago. In the July 21 crash, two drivers were killed after a car traveling in the wrong direction hit an oncoming car.

More than a dozen people have died on Route 210 since 2013, WTOP’s John Domen reported.

Below is a map of the area the crash occurred.

WTOP’s John Domen contributed to this report.


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