GLEN BURNIE, MD – A Glen Burnie motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Route 10 on Saturday after colliding with a Nissan Altima that struck his motorcycle during a lane change, according to police.
“On Saturday, at approximately 12:45 p.m., officers responded to Route 10 SB and Route 100 EB split for a crash involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle,” the Anne Arundel County Police Department said. “The investigation revealed that a 2017 Nissan Altima was traveling eastbound on Route 100, approaching the Route 100 and Route 10 split.”
According to a police report, the driver of the Nissan changed from the right lane to the left lane, proceeding on Route 10 SB.
“At the same time, a 2020 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle began merging right, also attempting to proceed on Route 10 SB. The driver of the Kawasaki struck the driver’s side of the Nissan, lost control of the motorcycle, and was ejected,” the department said.
The driver of the Kawasaki, Donterio Montre Brown, 46, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Anne Arundel County Fire Department paramedics.
“A Preliminarily, the primary cause of this crash is improper lane change by the driver of the Kawasaki, with speed as a contributing factor,” the department said. “The crash is currently under investigation by the Traffic Safety Section.”