Frederick Police Investigate Fatal Collision

The collision involved a  car and a moped.


Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick Police continue to investigate a fatal collision between a car and a moped Tuesday night.

Authorities say at around 5:40 PM, officers and fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Dogwood Drive and Stratford Way for the crash. They learned that Vernon Jackson, Junior, 54, of Frederick was the operator of the moped. He was taken to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injures.

The driver of the car was a 78-year-old man who was not hurt.

Officers with the Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate this crash, and are asking anyone who may witnessed this incident or has video to contact police. They can call Corporal Simon Temple at 240-674-7202, or Officer Andrew Coady at 240-549-4542.


By Kevin McManus