At 10:52 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the Wheaton Police Department responded to a traffic crash between an SUV and a motorcycle at the intersection of Butterfield Road and Briarcliffe Boulevard.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 19-year-old male, suffered severe injuries in the crash. He was transported by Wheaton Fire Department Paramedics to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Traffic on Butterfield Road was shut down in both directions until approximately 3:30 p.m. while the Wheaton Police Department and the M.E.R.I.T Major Crash Reconstruction Team conducted an investigation. The crash is still under investigation, and all involved parties are currently cooperating.