Fatal Accident at Singer Road at Atkisson Road
(Joppa, MD – April 5, 2010) Shortly after 10am on Sunday, April 4, 2010, Harford County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an accident involving a 2007 Honda motorcycle and a 2007 Cadillac Escalade on Singer Road near Atkisson Road in Joppa, MD.
The operator of the motorcycle identified as Richard Vito Genna Jr., age 22, of Abingdon, MD was transported by the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
Preliminary investigation by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit determined that the motorcycle had been traveling at a high rate of speed and was on the wrong side of the road, when it lost control and slid under the front of the Cadillac Escalade.
The driver of the Escalade and two passengers, who were children, were reported to be uninjured at the time of the accident. All occupants of the automobile were wearing seat belts.
As in all fatal motor vehicle accidents, the States Attorney’s Office will review the investigation, however, there are no charges expected.