Crime Scene: Traffic Accidents


Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Park Police searching for Acura in fatal hit-and-run

U.S. Park Police are searching for an Acura believed to have struck and killed a woman as she tried to cross Suitland Parkway.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:27 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Police: 50-year-old pedestrian not in crosswalk, intersection when he was struck and killed

The pedestrian struck and killed in the Lanham area of Prince George’s County Saturday evening was not in a crosswalk or intersection when he was hit, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:56 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Two motorcyclists killed in Pr. George’s crashes

A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a truck Wednesday — the second fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Prince George’s County in as many days, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:19 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Woman killed in Beltway crash

A woman was killed Friday morning when her car was hit by a dump truck after she swerved into its path after trying to avoid some debris, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Police ID woman hit, killed by tow truck

Police have identified the woman killed when she was struck by a tow truck in the Langley Park area Saturday night as 76-year-old Irma Glover, authorities said Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Two ticketed in crash that injured sleeping woman

A man was actually driving the car that crashed into a Riverdale apartment Sunday, though a woman initially said she was behind the wheel, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:47 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 06/03/2012

Two hurt after vehicle crashes into apartment

A Riverdale woman sustained head and other injures after a vehicle crashed into her apartment early Sunday morning, throwing her from her bed, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:51 PM ET, 06/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Bowie teen hit by train, killed

A Bowie teenager was killed after she was hit by a train late Wednesday night while walking on the tracks in the Riverdale Park area, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:13 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Matt Zapotosky, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Bowie woman killed in early morning crash

A 21-year-old Bowie woman was killed after a man plowed into the back of the car she sitting in at a red light on Collington Road, police said. Investigators believe alcohol and speed contributed to the incident.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Motorcyclist killed in crash sparked by buzzard

An Upper Marlboro man was killed in a freak motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon that was sparked, in part, when the man collided with a low flying buzzard, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:39 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Car crashes into popular Lanham seafood restaurant

A 91-year-old man was hurt Wednesday after he crashed his car into a popular Lanham seafood restaurant, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/09/2012

D.C. woman killed in Temple Hills crash

A D.C. woman was killed early Friday when her car collided with a pole in Temple Hills, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Traffic Accidents, Pr. George's

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Woman ID’d in KFC crash

Police have identified the woman who was killed Monday night when her car plowed into a Landover Kentucky Fried Chicken as 29-year-old Hellena Louise Smith, authorities said Tuesday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:06 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Matt Zapotosky, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Woman identified in fatal Suitland crash

Police have identified the woman killed in a crash in the Suitland area early Saturday morning as 19-year-old Tyesha Williams, of Capitol Heights, authorities said Tuesday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:53 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Teen killed in single-vehicle crash in Suitland; police searching for driver

A teenager was killed after the vehicle she was riding in overturned in the Suitland area early Saturday. Police are searching for the driver, who fled the scene.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Woman killed in apparent hit-and-run in Clinton

A woman was killed in an apparent hit-and-run collision in the Clinton area of Prince George’s County late Friday or early Saturday, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:11 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Man killed in tractor-trailer crash identified

One man was killed Wednesday in a highway collision with a tractor-trailer that involved speed and driver error, authorities said.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  08:22 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents | Tags:  traffic accident

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Two who died in crash after police chase identified

Police continue to investigate the incident.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cathy L. Lanier, Crime, The Criminal Mind, The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose, Traffic Accidents, Unsolved

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Man killed in Tuesday night Leesburg Pike crash

Michael Clawson, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:59 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Woman dies in Tuesday Crofton crash

She was a 35-year-old from Gaithersburg, according to police.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  10:18 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Lusby man dies in motorcycle crash

Authorities found Eugene M. Smith near his motorcycle. He died later at a hospital.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:46 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Calvert, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Police ID pedestrian killed Saturday in Montgomery

Luis Martinez’s address was unknown, Montgomery County police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  05:18 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Montgomery, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 12/17/2011

Temple Hills man killed in morning crash

Alcohol found in the Jeep Cherokee might have been a factor, police said.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:59 PM ET, 12/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents, Paul Duggan

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Camp Springs man killed in Friday St. Mary’s crash

Lorenza Best was killed when his car veered into oncoming traffic.

By Allison Klein  |  02:38 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Traffic Accidents, St. Mary's

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Pedestrian killed in morning Kensington collision

Semen Buslovich, 93, was pronounced dead at the scene.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  04:34 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, David P. Marino-Nachison, Montgomery

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Man who helped move disabled vehicle struck by SUV, killed

A man who had just helped move a broken down vehicle was hit by an SUV and killed Monday night as he made his way across Enterprise Road in Mitchelville, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Police investigate deadly Monday hit-and-run

A 72-year-old Seat Pleasant man was found dead after a crash on the Baltimore Washington Parkway.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:28 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, David P. Marino-Nachison, Pr. George's

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 11/26/2011

2 dead in Friday night Howard Co. crash

Two passengers were pronounced dead at the scene; the driver survived.

By Carol Morello  |  02:25 PM ET, 11/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Howard

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 11/26/2011

2 dead in morning crash on I-70 in Md.

A van headed eastbound on I-70 rear-ended another vehicle that was stopped in traffic, police said.

By Carol Morello  |  09:59 AM ET, 11/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Frederick, Traffic Accidents, David P. Marino-Nachison

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Police identify man fatally struck by car in Home Depot parking lot

Police have identified the man struck by a car and killed in the parking lot of a Hyattsville Home Depot Thursday as Fredys Castillo-Giron.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:25 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 11/24/2011

Woman saved from burning vehicle after Pr. George’s crash

Two Maryland men were driving nearby when they saw the car burst into flames.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  03:31 PM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Heroes, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 11/24/2011

Driver of car reported stolen dies in Md. crash

Witnesses told police the car ran off the road, hit several trees and burst into flames.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:18 AM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Frederick, David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Md. woman dead in Glen Burnie crash

Wilda Scott of Millersville was declared dead at the scene.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  05:12 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Two killed, one hurt in head-on collision in Prince George’s

Driver’s illegal pass prompts double-fatal crash

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:03 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Pedestrian hit by car New Carrollton Metro

The woman, 57, was walking across Garden City Drive outside of crosswalk when she was hit, police say

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:01 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Police: Sneezing attack before fatal Md. crash

Maryland State Police say a passenger in a van died after the driver suffered a sneezing attack, lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree.

By the Associated Press  |  07:32 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 10/31/2011

One dead, one hurt after crash in Clinton

Speed appears to be factor in collision that killed one, injured another

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:35 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Dunkirk accident victim identified

Matthew Ryan Cwiek, a 19-year-old Owings man, died in the single-vehicle accident on Oct. 15.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:33 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:32 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Motorcyclist killed in Northeast D.C.

A 48-year-old Northwest Washington man was killed Monday afternoon while riding a motorcycle in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

By Martin Weil  |  11:32 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Martin Weil, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Man, 20, dies in Waldorf crash

Maryland State Police say a car has collided with a commuter bus in Waldorf, killing a 20-year-old man.

By the Associated Press  |  07:45 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charles, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Md. man killed in St. Mary’s crash

A Lexington Park man was killed trying to cross the road on foot Saturday night in Great Mills, according to police.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  04:27 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, St. Mary's

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Md. man dies in Anne Arundel crash

A 74-year-old Pasadena man died Sunday night after the the pickup truck he was driving crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a car, driving it into another pickup, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Two pedestrians struck by cars, killed Saturday

One was a fatal hit-and-run in the District.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:08 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Montgomery

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 09/09/2011

2 dead in Friday Charles Co. accident

A husband and wife were killed in a four-vehicle wreck in Charles County Friday morning, police said.

By Luz Lazo  |  02:47 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charles, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Secret Service officer hurt in I-295N motorcycle accident

An on-duty U.S. Secret Service officer riding a motorcycle was hurt in a Friday morning collision with another vehicle on I-295 North near Malcolm X Avenue SE, a Secret Service spokesman said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:46 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Two killed in head-on Anne Arundel crash

Two drivers were killed in a head-on crash Thursday night in Lothian, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Update: Man killed in SuperShuttle crash was Nepalese democracy activist

Suvash Darnal, a Nepalese activist working with the National Endowment for Democracy, was a “great human rights defender,” the leader of the group said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  09:01 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 08/13/2011

9 die in area road accidents

At least nine people died in accidents on area roadways Friday and Saturday, including four people whose cars caught fire during wrecks and a 3-month old who was inside an SUV that ran off the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Prince George’s County and slammed into a tree.

By Dan Morse  |  03:56 PM ET, 08/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, The Region

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Police ID teen killed in fatal dirt bike crash

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:11 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, The District

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Fairfax woman in fatal two-vehicle crash charged

By June Q. Wu  |  12:43 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Md. man dead in Glen Burnie crash

A Glen Burnie man died in a single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon, according to police.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:51 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 08/02/2011

2 dead, 2 injured in crash that closed Beltway

Two people were killed and two were seriously injured in a multiple-car crash that briefly closed the Beltway near Ritchie Marlboro Road in Forestville on Tuesday.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:44 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Motorcyclist struck and killed in D.C.

Florida Avenue NE was closed early Tuesday after a motorcyclist was struck and killed by a tractor trailer shortly before 5 a.m., police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:59 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Md. man dies in Anne Arundel crash

A Glen Burnie man died in a Crofton crash early Sunday, Anne Arundel County police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:49 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:16 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Alexandria begins ticketing with red light cameras

The start of ticketing ends a 30-day period when only warnings were issued to violators.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:16 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Alexandria

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Sketch of driver released in Md. hit-and-run death

A bicyclist was struck while crossing Ritchie Highway in Anne Arundel County on July 14, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Anne Arundel

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Motorcyclist dies after striking telephone pole

A motorcyclist died in St. Mary’s County Thursday morning after he flew off his Harley Davidson and struck a telephone pole, authorities said

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:35 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  St. Mary's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/20/2011

1 killed, 5 hurt in Fairfax crash

A truck driver was killed and five people were injured Tuesday when a truck crossed the median on a busy Fairfax road and caused a multi-vehicle pileup, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:27 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Arlington officer seriously injured in crash

A major Arlington intersection was closed after a police officer was involved in a crash that left him with serious injuries, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:27 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Driver killed in Barnesville crash

Montgomery County police say a car has struck a power pole and caught fire in Barnesville, killing the vehicle’s driver.

By Associated Press  |  07:08 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Girl, 17, dies from injuries suffered in Anne Arundel crash

A 17-year-old Pasadena girl died from injuries sustained when she was hit by a car in Severna Park in Anne Arundel County, police said Friday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:11 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Teens struck by car in Severna Park

Authorities say two teenagers have been struck by a car while crossing a highway in Severna Park.

By Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 07/12/2011

2 from Md. killed in New Jersey crash

Police say a car ran off Interstate 295 in southern New Jersey, crashed into a tree and burst into flames, killing three people and seriously injuring a 9-year-old boy.

By Associated Press  |  07:35 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Pr. George's

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Va. woman killed in Haymarket crash

A 72-year-old Virginia woman was killed and a man was injured when a Dodge minivan and a Winnebago RV collided on a highway in Haymarket on Sunday, Prince William County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:26 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. William, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/10/2011

Driver faces long list of charges after Beltway hit-and-run in Bethesda

Alexander Coreas of Silver Spring has been charged with drunk driving charge, negligent driving, hit-and-run, and more in the Bethesda accident.

By Sarah Khan  |  04:12 PM ET, 07/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Manslaughter charge for Md. man in Fairfax County crash

A Maryland man police said was driving under the influence has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in a June 5 two-vehicle crash on Columbia Pike, police said Friday.

By June Q. Wu  |  03:40 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Police identify man killed in Beltway crash; cause still unknown

28-year-old Hyattsville man killed while changing a flat tire on Beltway’s shoulder

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011

One person killed in B-W Parkway crash

Car runs of B-W Parkway north of Route 197, killing one and injuring three others

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Traffic Accidents, Pr. George's

Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Police: Carjacking suspects lead police on chase

Two armed men stole a sports car in Odenton at gunpoint overnight and then led police on a chase into D.C., where one of the suspects was arrested and the other remains at large, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:14 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Pedestrian killed on Landover Road

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Landover Road in the Hyattsville area early Wednesday morning, Prince George’s County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:31 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Pr. George's

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Police identify three killed in D.C. car crash

District detectives are investigating a car crash that killed three people early Saturday in Southeast Washington. It happened when the driver lost control of her car after speeding over a speed bump, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  01:03 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Motorcyclist hit by trash truck identified

Alexandria police have identified a man who was killed last week when his motorcycle was hit by a trash truck as Rakesh Bhatt.

By Allison Klein  |  12:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Allison Klein, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Woman dies in three-car crash in Arnold, Md.

A 71-year-old woman died in a three-car collision in Arnold on Tuesday night, Anne Arundel County police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Court appearance scheduled in deadly Va. bus crash

A driver for a discount bus service whose bus crashed on Interstate 95 in Virginia, killing four people and injuring others, is set to appear in court.

By The Associated Press  |  07:30 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Virginia, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Police: Woman, 21, dies when brother’s car hits tree

A 27-year-old Burke man was driving under the influence early Monday lost control of his car and killed his sister, who was in the back seat, Fairfax County police said.

By June Q. Wu  |  04:44 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Motorcyclist killed in McLean crash

A Hyattsville man was killed in McLean when his motorcycle was hit head-on, Fairfax County police said Thursday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:06 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Traffic Accidents, Fairfax

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Pedestrian, 60, killed in Hybla Valley

A 60-year-old man was struck and killed by an SUV Wednesday night as he crossed Richmond Highway in Hybla Valley, Fairfax County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:27 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Fire damages Tune Inn, a popular Capitol Hill bar

An early morning fire has caused moderate damage at the Tune Inn, a popular Capitol Hill pub.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  09:57 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Official: Dramatic story of driver’s cliff plunge inaccurate

The TV news reports were dramatic Wednesday morning: A driver had to be rescued after her car plunged 200 feet off a cliff near the George Washington Parkway and landed in the Potomac River. Amazingly, she suffered only minor injuries.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:24 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Virginia

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Crash kills 1, injures 3 in St. Mary’s County

Two vehicles collided in Leonardtown overnight, killing the driver of one car and injuring three passengers in the other, according to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:28 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, St. Mary's

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2011

One killed, one injured in hit-and-run crash

Vehicle struck scooter from behind, then fled the scene, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Traffic Accidents, Pr. George's

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Police identify man in fatal Anne Arundel crash

Kirk Edward Middledorf, 43, of Edgewater, was killed when his Ford F-150 drifted off Solomons Island Road around 12:45 a.m. on June 3, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:13 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Two killed in crashes in Prince George’s County

Two people were killed and two were injured in separate overnight crashes in Prince George’s County, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:48 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Man fires gun at ‘party bus’ in Md., police say

Police are seeking information about an alleged road rage incident involving a “party bus” on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway Sunday that ended in a shooting.

By Allison Klein  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Traffic Accidents, Pr. George's

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Boy, 3, killed in Md. crash

Authorities say speed and reckless driving led to a Hanover car crash that killed a 3-year-old boy and injured others.

By The Associated Press  |  09:18 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Motorcyclist dies in Huntington-area crash

A motorcyclist died Wednesday evening in the Huntington area after he struck a car and was thrown from his bike, according to Fairfax County police.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Pedestrian struck and killed in Glen Burnie

A car struck and killed a pedestrian as he attempted to cross a street in front of the Cromwell Light Rail Station in Glen Burnie, according to Anne Arundel County police.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Person dies in vehicle fire in Laurel

A ramp from Route 198 to Interstate 95 in Laurel is closed as authorities investigate an overnight vehicle fire that killed one person, Prince George’s County fire officials said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Pedestrian struck and killed in Wheaton

A woman was struck and killed by a car as she crossed Georgia Avenue in Wheaton Thursday night, according to Montgomery County police.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Montgomery

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Md. man dies in motorcycle crash

Montgomery County police have identified a Potomac man, Mohit K. Lal Bhatnagar, as the victim in a fatal crash Wednesday morning.

By Allison Klein  |  03:52 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Allison Klein, Montgomery

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 06/02/2011

10 dead in Va. holiday weekend road accidents

State Police say 10 people died in accidents on Virginia roads during the Memorial Day weekend.

By The Associated Press  |  08:28 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Virginia

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Man killed crossing Rt. 198 in Laurel

A 73-year-old man was struck by a car and killed Tuesday night as he tried to cross Route 198 in Laurel, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:59 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Passenger arrested in wake of bus crash

A man was arrested following a bus crash that killed four in Virginia Tuesday because he allegedly refused to stop taking photos of the wreck while standing in a busy I-95 travel lane, Virginia State Police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:40 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Virginia

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/31/2011

4 dead in Va. tour bus accident

The Virginia State Police says four people are dead and there are multiple injuries after a tour bus overturned on Interstate 95 in Caroline County.

By The Associated Press  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Virginia

Posted at 07:39 AM ET, 05/31/2011

N.Va. pastor killed in motorcycle crash

The pastor of a church in Prince William County has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Triangle.

By Associated Pres  |  07:39 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. William, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Park Police seek witnesses to fatal crash on B-W Parkway

U.S. Park Police are trying to track down people who might have seen the driver killed in a crash Tuesday on the Baltimore Washington Parkway minutes before the crash happened.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:05 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:51 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Nearly 6,000 cited, arrested in Va. crackdown

The Virgin ia State Police says a two-day crackdown netted 5,814 summonses and arrests along Interstates 95 and 81.

By Associated Press  |  06:51 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Wife killed, husband injured in hit-and-run

The couple were struck shortly after they got off a bus in Wheaton Monday night, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:35 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Teen killed while pushing car in Fairfax County

A 19-year-old man has died after a car slammed into the disabled vehicle he was pushing along Route 7 in the Herndon area, Fairfax County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:11 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Manslaughter charge for Va. man after deadly crash

An Alexandria man faces charges following a crash in Franconia that killed a passenger in his car, police said Thursday. The man was allegedly driving under the influence.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:49 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Arrest made in fatal Lorton accident

A Woodbrige man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a February car crash that killed a woman in the Lorton area, according to Fairfax County police.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:35 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:31 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Boy killed, mother injured when car hits them in Loudoun

A boy has died after he and a woman believed to be his mother were hit by a vehicle while crossing a road in Ashburn Monday night, according to authorities.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:31 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 06:49 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Germantown crash kills 1, injures 2

A driver was killed and two passengers were injured overnight when their car collided with a fully-loaded dump truck at a major intersection in Germantown, Montgomery County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:49 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 05/05/2011

Police: 2 shot on BW Parkway

Two people in a car were shot on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway around 2:15 a.m. Thursday, closing the parkway’s northbound lanes inside the Capital Beltway and impacting the morning commute, U.S. Park Police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:47 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Man, 22, killed after Sunday Fairfax crash

A 22-year-old Reston man was killed Sunday after he lost control of the car he was driving and crashed into a back yard off the Fairfax County Parkway.

By  |  09:37 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Fairfax

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Metro station manager arrested, indicted after deadly 2008 crash

U.S. Marshals arrested Metro station manager Ronald Taylor Thursday morning at the Cheverly station after a grand jury indicted him on charges of negligent homicide in a 2008 bus accident, according to Metro spokesman Steven Taubenkibel.

By Ann Scott Tyson  |  12:14 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, The District

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Police ID teen killed in Va. car crash

Speeding was a factor in the wreck that involved five teens from Battlefield High School, according to authorities.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:14 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. William, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Child hit by car in Northwest D.C.

A 19-month-old child was hit by a car in the 3600 block of Jenifer St NW around noon, said D.C. Fire/EMS spokesman Pete Piringer.

By  |  01:27 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Police ID man who died in crash

Fairfax County Police have identified a man who died when his speeding car struck a tree the afternoon of March 29.

By Allison Klein  |  11:26 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 04/13/2011

13 years for Va. crash that injured 4

A Staunton man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for causing a car accident that injured four people.

By The News-Virginian  |  08:14 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Traffic Accidents, Virginia

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Driver dies in Howard County crash

A driver was killed Monday night when his BMW swerved off a road in Howard County and crashed, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:02 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Howard, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 04/09/2011

Two Va. State Troopers hurt in separate crashes

One Virginia State Police trooper was seriously injured in a car crash that happened as he was responding to the scene of a separate car crash involving another state trooper.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  11:40 AM ET, 04/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Traffic Accidents, Theola Labbé-DeBose

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Va. driver dies in crash following police chase, police say

A Lovettsville, Va. man died in a car crash in Loudoun County following a brief chase by police Monday night.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/24/2011

Several injured in D.C. Metrobus crash

An SUV hit a Metrobus in Anacostia this morning, injuring five people on the bus, including a child. None of the injuries were serious, officials said.

By Allison Klein  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Woman, 26, killed in morning Md. crash

A pedestrian was killed early Tuesday morning by a vehicle in the 16600 block of Brandywine Road, Prince George's County Police said.

By Matt Zapotosky and Allison Klein  |  01:48 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents, Matt Zapotosky

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Fairfax County bus caused fatal Rt. 1 crash: Police

A Fairfax County Fastran bus started a chain reaction crash that killed a Fort Belvoir man on Route 1 Monday afternoon, when the bus failed to stop for traffic that had slowed for a red light, Fairfax police said Tuesday.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:05 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tom Jackman, Traffic Accidents, Fairfax

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 03/17/2011

Md. trooper jumps barrier on I-95

A new Maryland state trooper is recounting a close call with a car while on a call on Interstate 95.

By  |  07:52 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 03/16/2011

Md. man killed in I-70 accident

Maryland State Police say a Baltimore man was killed when the truck he was driving hit a guardrail on Interstate 70 and rolled, ejecting him from the vehicle.

By The Associated Press  |  07:41 AM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Frederick, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 03/03/2011

Woman killed in McLean crash

A Leesburg woman was killed Wednesday after her car ran a stop sign in McLean and was hit by an oncoming SUV, according to Fairfax County police. Sow-Hoong Hon was driving a 1999 Honda Accord north on Bellview Road around...

By Allison Klein  |  09:46 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Fairfax, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Park Police officer hurt in accident

A longtime U.S. Park Police officer on motorcycle patrol was seriously injured Wednesday in a multivehicle collision in Southwest Washington, authorities said. The officer, whose name was not immediately made public, suffered severe injuries to his arms and legs...

By Paul Duggan  |  04:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Motorcyclist dies in Howard co. crash

A motorcyclist was killed in Howard County Tuesday afternoon when he struck the back of a pick-up truck in the parking lot of a seafood market, police said. It happened at about 2 p.m. in the 7900 block of Oceano...

By Allison Klein  |  08:28 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Howard, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/01/2011

D.C. police identify hit-and-run victim

D.C. police have identified a 23-year-old Arlington man as the pedestrian who was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run collision on the Key Bridge. The victim, Eliester Elizardo Pineda-Medrano, was found unconscious in the Virginia-bound travel lanes of the bridge...

By Paul Duggan  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Paul Duggan, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Woman killed in D.C. tunnel crash

A woman was killed early Tuesday in a car crash with a Department of Public Works truck that had stopped so workers could do maintenance work in the 3rd Street Tunnel, D.C. police said. The crash occurred within a few...

By Allison Klein and Martin Weil  |  09:18 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Martin Weil, The District, Traffic Accidents, Updates

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Deadly bus crash in Md. on I-70

Maryland State Police say one person is dead and three others have been taken to a hospital after a pickup truck crossed the median and hit a disabled bus along Interstate 70 in Washington County. The westbound truck crossed the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:44 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Deadly head-on crash near Port Deposit

Maryland State Police say a man was killed and three men were injured in a head-on collision near Port Deposit. Thirty-two-year-old Terry Williams Jr. of Port Deposit was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday afternoon's accident....

By Cecil Whig  |  07:40 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Maryland, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Van crashes into garage in Glenn Dale

A van smashed into a garage in the Glenn Dale area of Prince George's County Monday morning after the van's driver apparently swerved to avoid a police cruiser that had struck a deer on Enterprise Road, authorities said. The crash...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:47 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Md. pedestrian hit by two cars, dies

An intoxicated Laurel man who was lying in a roadway was fatally hit by two cars, according to Anne Arundel County police. Robert Leo Gore, 50, was killed Sunday at about 6:30 p.m. while crossing Laurel Fort Meade Road west...

By Allison Klein  |  12:37 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Anne Arundel, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/28/2011

3 pedestrians hit by cars in D.C.

Three pedestrians were hit Monday morning by cars in separate incidents in the District, including a man who was carrying a toddler in his arms. Shortly before 9:30 a.m. a woman was hit by a car in the 1200 block...

By Allison Klein  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 02/28/2011

Officer hurt after deadly hit-and-run

A man who was walking his broken scooter across the Key Bridge late Sunday night was fatally hit by an SUV that sped from the scene, D.C. police said. A police officer who responded to the crash was also struck...

By Allison Klein  |  10:25 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District, Traffic Accidents, Updates

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 11/16/2010

Man, 46, dies in Pr. William crash

A 46-year-old man riding a motorcycle on Lee Highway was killed Sunday night when the rear brake on his Harley Davidson locked, causing an accident, Prince William police said. The man, Jeffrey Scott Graham, of Gainesville, died at a local...

By Allison Klein  |  08:43 AM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/09/2010

Md. man killed by truck on Beltway

A Crofton man was killed on the Capital Beltway Monday night when he was struck by a truck, Maryland state police said. At about 8:45 p.m., Maryland state troopers went to the northbound I-495 near Route 1 for a report...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/08/2010

Deadly hit-and-run in D.C.

D.C. police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that took the life of a man in Southwest Washington early Monday morning. Police were summoned to the 2900 block of South Capitol St. SW at about 12:45 a.m. They found a man...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents | Tags:  D.C. crime

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 11/04/2010

Man killed in Pr. George's hit-and-run

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed early Thursday on Branch Avenue in Prince George's County, police said. The vehicle did not stop. The man, whose name was not released, died right after the 2 a.m. collision....

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:45 AM ET, 11/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 11/02/2010

Man killed in Fairfax identified

A pedestrian who died after being hit by a car in Falls Church Sunday was identified Tuesday as a 38-year-old Falls Church resident. Fairfax County Police said Omar Anides Surivano-Gomez died in the crash....

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:22 AM ET, 11/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 10/22/2010

Man dies in Va. motorcycle crash

A fatal motorcycle crash in Sterling is under investigation by the Loudoun sheriff's office, according to authorities. Loudoun sheriff's deputies responded to the area of E. Church Road and Oak Tree Lane in Sterling around 10:30 a.m. Friday after a...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:31 PM ET, 10/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 10/18/2010

Hit-and-run suspect turns self in

The driver of a Mercedes-Benz suspected in a hit-and-run early Monday morning turned himself in to Montgomery County authorities, officials said. The collision involved the car and a scooter in the 12700 block of Veirs Mill Road in Rockville....

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:03 PM ET, 10/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/18/2010

Truck driver dies in Beltway crash

The driver of a tractor-trailer that crashed on the Capital Beltway in Montgomerty County Monday morning has died, state police officials said. They did not release his name, because they want to make sure his family has been fully notified....

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 10/13/2010

Frederick woman killed in Md. crash

Maryland State police say a Frederick woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 40 west of Church Hill Road. Fifty-one-year-old Tammy Marie Jessee was trapped in her car and pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:44 AM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 10/12/2010

Woman hit, killed on I-270

A woman who was walking on Interstate 270 near Gaithersburg late Monday night was fatally injured when she was struck by a car and then an out-of-service Ride On bus, Maryland state police said. Police were working Tuesday morning to...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:09 AM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:51 AM ET, 10/11/2010

Boy, 9, dies in Va. motorcycle crash

A Virginia State Police spokesman says a 9-year-old boy has died in a motorcycle crash. Sgt. Les Tyler says Robert Darwin Promer was a passenger on his father’s motorcycle when it collided with a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on state...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:51 AM ET, 10/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 01:25 AM ET, 09/27/2010

Woman hurt in Md. hit-and-run

A 24-year-old woman was in serious condition Sunday after she was struck by a car in a hit-and-run crash in the Piney Branch area of Silver Spring the night before, authorities said. The woman was walking in the northbound portion...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:25 AM ET, 09/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/16/2010

Three die in Forestville crash

Three men inside an SUV were killed early Thursday when their vehicle collided with a Prince George's County ambulance in Forestville, county police said. The ambulance, which was not carrying patients, was badly damaged, but neither of the paramedics on...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 09/01/2010

Man, 27, dies after motorcycle crash

A 27-year-old Woodbridge man died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident, Prince William County Police said Wednesday. At around 7:52 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to the intersection of Cardinal Drive and Mendoza Lane in...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:04 PM ET, 09/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 08/27/2010

Woman, 60, dies in Fairfax crash

A Fairfax County woman died in a Thursday night crash, authorities said Friday. A 17-year-old boy was driving a Ford Mustang west on Lee Highway around 10:09 p.m. when a Volkswagen Passat headed east turned left onto Waples Mill Road,...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:36 AM ET, 08/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 08/09/2010

2 hurt as car hits building in Md.

Two women were taken to a hospital after their vehicle crashed into a mortgage company’s building in the Beltsville area of Prince George’s County Monday morning, authorities said. The incident occurred just before 9 a.m. in the in the 10700...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:46 AM ET, 08/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 07/15/2010

Man killed by dump trucks in Md.

A road worker was killed in a construction zone accident near the Beltway in Forestville early Thursday, authorities said. William Davis, 27, of Bryantown, Md., was killed when he was crushed between two dump trucks on northbound Pennsylvania Avenue/Route 4...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:53 AM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/13/2010

Boy killed by car in Georgetown is identified

District police said Tuesday that Zachary Hodges, 11, was the pedestrian who was hit by a car in Georgetown Sunday evening, and died on Monday.

By Tom Jackman  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 07/06/2010

Moped rider killed in crash

Howard County police are investigating a fatal collision between a moped and a pickup. The moped's rider, Mohammed Hammad Chaudhry, 24, was killed in the crash, which occurred around 1 p.m. Sunday....

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:20 AM ET, 07/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/28/2010

1 dead, 5 hurt in Sunday Md. crash

UPDATE: Justin Xavier Dorsey, 17, of the unit block of Orchard Drive in Gaithersburg, died from injuries sustained during this crash at Washington Hospital Center at around 6 a.m. Monday morning ORIGINAL POST: Montgomery County Police are investigating a Sunday...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 06/24/2010

Brothers killed in Md. crash

Two brothers were killed when a car one of them was driving veered from the road and collided with a utility pole in Silver Spring Wednesday night, Montgomery County police said. Idris Muhammad, 20 was driving the dark blue Nissan...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:10 AM ET, 06/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 06/17/2010

Man dies in Colesville crash

An 80-year-old man died Wednesday after his car crossed into the opposite lane, left the road and struck a pole in the Colesville area, Montgomery County police said. Mukul Ranian Kundu of Colesville was driving west on Notley Road toward...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:59 AM ET, 06/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 06/09/2010

Woman killed in St. Mary's crash

A D.C. woman was struck and killed by a vehicle in Charlotte Hall Tuesday night, Maryland State Police said. Doria M. Bethea, 42, was entering the street from a median at about 10:47 p.m. when she was hit by a...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:03 PM ET, 06/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 06/08/2010

Howard Co. crash kills Md. woman

A 30-year-old Baltimore woman died in a Tuesday morning crash in Howard County, according to police. A Dodge Neon traveling west on Scaggsville Rd. in Fulton stopped in the roadway to turn left onto Fulton Estates Court, according to a...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:53 PM ET, 06/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 06/03/2010

Md. man killed trying to make U-turn

A 76-year-old Upper Marlboro man was killed Tuesday when his van was struck by a car as he tried to make a U-turn on Route 301 in the Cheltenham area, police said. The man, whom police have not identified, was...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:07 AM ET, 06/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 05/26/2010

Driver dies in crash with tractor-trailer on Route 50

A fatal crash shut down an acceleration lane and shoulder lane of eastbound Route 50 near the Capitol Beltway, authorities said Wednesday afternoon. Details about the crash, which occurred shortly before 4 p.m., remained scant. Police said a car was...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:29 PM ET, 05/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 05/17/2010

Pedestrian killed in Germantown

A 55-year-old woman was struck by a car and killed Sunday night in the Germantown area of Montgomery County. The incident occurred as the woman tried to cross Germantown Road between Pinnacle and Crystal Rock drives about 8:30 p.m., police...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:57 AM ET, 05/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 04/29/2010

Pedestrian dies in morning accident in D.C.

D.C. Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in Southeast Washington. The pedestrian was struck around 10:30 am at First and M Streets SE, according to authorities....

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:38 PM ET, 04/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 04/20/2010

Southeast D.C. crash victim identified; driver charged

D.C. police have identified the woman who died in a fatal crash in Southeast Washington on Monday night that left four children injured. Mary Elizabeth Wimbush, 37, of Southeast Washington died in the 3600 block of Alabama Ave. SE after...

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:49 PM ET, 04/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 04/12/2010

Two die in motorcycle crashes

A 22-year-old Maryland man died about 6:30 a.m. Saturday after his motorcycle hit a pick-up truck at Eastern Avenue and Newton Street in Northeast Washington. D.C. police identified the motorcyclist as Davis E. Gross of Mount Rainier. He was taken...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:03 AM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 04/12/2010

Woman killed in Va. tractor-trailer accident

A Massachusetts woman who got out of her car after pulling over to the right shoulder at the Springfield interchange was killed Sunday afternoon when a tractor-trailer hit her, police said. Virginia State Police said traffic had backed up on...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:01 AM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 04/07/2010

Motorcyclist, 22, dies in Fairfax crash

A 22-year-old Fairfax man was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a Jeep on Tuesday night, county police said Wednesday. Sergiu Mocanu, of the 6100 block of Lincolnia Road in the Alexandria section of the county,...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:20 PM ET, 04/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 04/06/2010

Man, 18, in hospital after he was hit, dragged by bus in Pr. William

An 18-year-old man from California was taken to the hospital Monday night after he was hit by a bus and dragged about 50 feet while crossing a Woodbridge street, Prince William County police said. The man, who was not named...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:42 AM ET, 04/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/05/2010

Pedestrian killed in Friday Wheaton crash was Rockville woman

The pedestrian who died in a Friday morning traffic accident in Wheaton was a 49-year-old Rockville woman, Montgomery County police said Monday. Shu Bing Huang, of the 12600 block of Viers Mill Road, was hit when, police say, a Nissan...

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 03/18/2010

Pedestrian killed in Pr. George's hit-and-run identified

Prince George's County police have identified the victim of a hit and run that occurred early Wednesday in the Landover area. Bernard Doles, 60, of the 440 block of Southland Circle in Upper Marlboro was killed by a hit-and-run driver,...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  11:25 AM ET, 03/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/17/2010

Pedestrian killed in apparent Pr. George's hit-and-run

A pedestrian was struck and killed in an apparent hit-and-run in the Landover area early this morning, county police said. The accident occurred about 4:15 a.m. in the unit block of Hampton Park Boulevard, a police spokesman said....

By Ruben Castaneda  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents