Police Investigating Serious Beach Drive Wreck


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Police are investigating a single-car wreck in Chevy Chase on Friday night that left a man pinned against a tree and seriously injured. Police and rescue personnel responded to Beach Drive and Wyndale Road at about 8:40 p.m. on Friday and found a blue Mini Cooper had struck a tree. According to police, rescue personnel then took the 25-year-old male driver to Suburban Hospital, where he continues to receive treatment for his injuries on Saturday morning. According to scanner traffic, the driver was severely pinned against the tree and in life threatening condition. Police said the driver was heading southbound on Beach Drive and for still unknown reasons, crossed the double yellow line and hit a tree near the westbound shoulder. Police are asking for anyone with information regarding the collision to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000. Callers may remain anonymous. Photo via Google Maps

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