Monday, May 24, 2021

Fatal Motorcycle Collision in the City of Hyattsville Under Investigation

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred Saturday morning in the City of Hyattsville. The deceased rider is 27-year-old Yimy Zelaya Mejia of Silver Spring.

On May 22, 2021, at approximately 1:30 am, officers with the Hyattsville City Police Department responded to the 5100 block of Baltimore Avenue for a motorcycle crash. The preliminary investigation revealed Zelaya Mejia was traveling northbound on Baltimore Avenue passing Farragut Street, when for reasons that remain under investigation, he lost control of his motorcycle. He was ultimately thrown from his motorcycle. Zelaya Mejia was pronounced dead on the scene. His motorcycle did collide with several parked vehicles. Two of the vehicles were unoccupied. A third had one occupant who was transported with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The Prince George’s County Police Department investigates all fatal collisions that occur in the City of Hyattsville.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device. Please refer to case number 21-0022612.

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