A dirt biker was killed in a crash with another vehicle in Annapolis on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The bike driver, who police identified as Christian Benitez-Chavez, suffered fatal injuries in the crash at about 4:45 p.m. at Forest Drive and Parole Street, off West Street near Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Annapolis police said in a news release.
The driver of the vehicle, Delfina Melendez Aguilar, remained at the scene after the crash, police said, and was not injured.
The dirt bike was heading northwest on Forest Drive when Aguilar turned onto the roadway from Parole Street heading southeast, police said. The dirt bike driver lost control and separated from the bike when he collided with the vehicle. Police said the dirt bike driver’s speed may have been a factor in the crash.
The crash investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact Sgt. O’Herlihy at 410-268-9000 or email@example.com.