Maryland: Too fast on curve with booze led to flight in chopper for Scott Lloyd-Owen; two tickets for speeding last year didn’t slow him down

A great way to get a free ride on this new Maryland State Police medevac helicopter is to operate a motorcycle while impaired and go too fast around a curve. DWI HIT PARADE photo

A great way to get a free ride on this new Maryland State Police medevac helicopter is to operate a motorcycle while impaired and go too fast around a curve. DWI HIT PARADE photo

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 accidentTFC 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.

The Maryland State Police Trooper 7 medevac helicopter interior.  DWI HIT PARADE photo

The Maryland State Police Trooper 7 medevac helicopter interior. DWI HIT PARADE photo

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