For Immediate Release: Friday, June 10, 2022
Update : June 11, 2022 : Victim’s Name Released in June 9 Fatality
Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit have identified the victim in the June 9 fatality as 29-year-old Malcolm Alexander Gardner, of Montgomery Village.
Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a single vehicle that occurred on Thursday, June 9, at approximately 11:37 p.m., on Frederick Rd. at Wheatfield Dr.
The initial investigation has revealed that the driver of a silver 2007 Infinity M35 was traveling southbound on Frederick Rd., approaching Wheatfield Dr., when the driver and lone occupant lost control of the vehicle while attempting to negotiate the curve. The vehicle crossed into the median and struck a tree prior to coming to a rest in the northbound lanes of Frederick Rd. The driver was ejected from the vehicle.
The driver was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at (240) 773- 6620.
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