John Steele III, 44, of Davidsonville, Dies Following Collision With Bus in New Carrollton

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Friday afternoon in New Carrollton. The deceased driver is 44-year-old John Steele III of Davidsonville.

On April 30, 2021, at approximately 3:00 pm, patrol officers were called to the 5000 block of Ellin Road for a collision involving a motorcycle and a Metrobus. 

Steele was heading eastbound on Ellin Road on his motorcycle. A Metrobus was traveling westbound on Ellin Road. The preliminary investigation suggests at the time of the collision, the bus driver attempted to make a left turn into a Metro station in front Steele’s motorcycle. Steele died a short time later at a hospital. The bus driver did not report any injuries. There were no passengers on the bus at the time.