Bicycle-Bus Collision in Ocean City Claims Life of Popular Baltimore Restaurant Owner

A 49-year-old bicyclist suffered fatal injuries in a collision with a municipal bus and the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) is working to determine the cause. As reported by DelMarvaNow.com, the Ocean City, MD accident occurred on August 24 when the bicyclist was traveling in the northbound lanes of Coastal Highway near 132nd Street. The fatal traffic accident was reported at 8:38 p.m. The male victim, a resident of Cockeysville, was taken to Berlin’s Atlantic General Hospital for treatment and then to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim was a popular Baltimore bar and restaurant owner remembered for helping to revitalize a popular city neighborhood. The man owned Nacho Mama’s and Mama’s on the Half Shell in the Canton neighborhood of Baltimore. The eatery owner was also well known in Ocean City, where he worked in the summer as a teen and young adult. Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski stated he “was the spark of the revitalized community,” according to a Washington Post report. The accident is presently under investigation, and the OCPD chose not to release the name of the bus driver. A spokesman for the OCPD declined to say if[…..]