Man killed in collision of motorcycles identified

March 10, 2003|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

State police have identified the victim of Saturday's fatal motorcycle collision on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway as Allen R. Jones Jr., 31, of Baltimore.

Jones was traveling north on the parkway near the Beltway about 5 p.m. when his 2002 Suzuki motorcycle collided with a 2001 Suzuki operated by Melvin K. Lashley, 32, of Timonium, police said.

Both were thrown off, and Jones died at the scene. Lashley was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. Both motorcycles were speeding, police said.

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