CALIFORNIA, MD. – Maryland State Police report that on August 16, 2014 at approximately 9:21 pm, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the area of Rue Purchase Road, north of Dunleigh Drive for a reported motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.
Preliminary investigation revealed a yellow and black 2003 Suzuki GSX-R 750 motorcycle, operated by Scott Lloyd-Owen, 25, of California, was traveling north on Rue Purchase Road. Lloyd-Owen failed to properly negotiate a turn in the roadway, and the motorcycle traveled off the roadway and struck a guardrail.
Police report that Lloyd-Owen was ejected from the motorcycle. Lloyd-Owen was transported via Trooper 7 to Prince George’s Shock Trauma Center with life threatening injuries. Alcohol appeared to be a contributing factor in the accident. TFC M. Pitcher is continuing the investigation of this accident.
According to Maryland court records, Lloyd-Owen was twice found guilty of speeding in Calvert County, Maryland last year. In one violation he was operating the same motorcycle on which he crashed on Aug. 16th.