Two-Vehicle Crash In Potomac Turns Deadly

The wreck kills two people.



Potomac, Md (KM) The investigation continues into a vehicle crash in Potomac Friday night which left two people dead.

Montgomery County Police say a 2015 Mercedes CLAS45 AMG was traveling eastbound on Oaklyn Drive…..while a 2012 a Ford Expedition was healing westbound. The two vehicles collided at the intersection at Pleasant Gate Lane.

Two rear seat passengers in the Mercedes suffered life-threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital where they died. They’re identified as Hersh Bhansaly, 25, of Bethesda,¬† and Brian Everett Laurence, 25. of Potomac..

The driver of the Mercedes, identified as Daniel Alex Epstein, 25, of West Hollywood, California, and the front seat passenger, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The three occupants of the Ford Expedition were female juveniles. The driver, Addison Leigh Poole, 16, of Derwood, and two passengers, were transported  to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone who has information on this crash is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.


By Kevin McManus