LA PLATA, Md. – On Monday, April 25, 2022, at roughly 2:50 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a critical motorized vehicle collision on Maryland Route 6 (Port Tobacco Road) within the space of Valley Road in La Plata, Maryland.
Due to the seriousness of the collision, the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack requested a Collision Reconstruction Specialist (CRS) to imagine the investigation. Tpr. J. Engleman of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded as requested.
A preliminary investigation carried out by Troopers signifies a 2020 Harley Davidson bike operated by Robert James Toppi, (43 yoa) of Indian Head, MD was touring westbound on Maryland Route 6 within the space Valley Road.
Mr. Toppi failed to barter a curve within the roadway and traveled off the roadway right into a grassy area. While touring throughout the sphere, the Harley Davidson struck a drainage ditch. Mr. Toppi was ejected from the bike. Mr. Toppi was transported to the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center the place he was pronounced deceased. Driver error seems to be an element within the collision. Mr. Toppi was additionally discovered to be sporting a non-DOT authorised helmet on the time of the collision.
Anyone who might have witnessed this crash is requested to contact the Duty Officer on the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack at (301) 392-1200.
The investigation is constant and being investigated by TFC R. Kreczmer of the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack and Tpr. J. Engleman of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack. (22-MSP-015947).