Rockville Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Gaithersburg
Police: Saharath Rochanavichit, 41, was thrown from his motorcycle on Great Seneca Highway on Sunday night.
A Rockville man died from injuries suffered when he was thrown from a motorcycle he was driving Sunday night on Great Seneca Highway in Gaithersburg, county police said in a news release.
Saharath Rochanavichit, 41, of the 13500 block of Oriental Street in Rockville, died of his injuries at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, police said.
County and Gaithersburg city police as well as county fire and rescue units responded to a report of a serious collision about 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, the release said.
An investigation by county police's Collision Reconstruction Unit determined that Rochanavichit was northbound on Great Seneca Highway near High Gables Drive when, for reasons that remain unclear, the 2009 Ducati motorcycle he was driving struck a curb on the right side of the roadway, police reported.
Rochanavichit was thrown from the motorcycle and struck a light pole on the right side of the road, the release said.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the county police department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit at 301-840-2435.