Two dead after serious crash in Gaithersburg
Montgomery County police the scene of a serious multi-vehicle crash in Gaithersburg.
Officials say the crash happened at around 6:37 p.m. on Muddy Branch Rd. at W. Deer Park Rd.
Five people were transported to the hospital. two people are dead.
A brand new Toyota Supra eviscerated and a late model Honda Accord destroyed.
The driver of the Supra, identified as Stephanie Angelica Vasquez, age 25, of Plyers Mill Road in Kensington, was pronounced deceased at the scene. leaving behind her 3 year old son, without a father.
The front-seat passenger in the Supra, identified as Jonathan Charkas, age 35, of Garden View Way in Rockville, was also pronounced deceased at the scene.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2020 Toyota Supra was traveling north on Muddy Branch Road approaching West Deer Park Road. A 2001 Honda Accord was traveling south on Muddy Branch Road and was attempting to turn left onto eastbound West Deer Park Road; the Supra and Accord collided in the intersection. Three unoccupied vehicles parked on Water Street were also damaged as a result of this collision. Investigators believe that the Supra’s speed may have contributed to this collision.
The operator of the Accord is being identified as Heriberto Santos Gonzalez, age 40, of North Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg. He was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Two adult male passengers in the Accord were also transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this fatal collision is urged to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.
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