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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 08/22/2012

SUV strikes four pedestrians in Columbia Heights

A sport utility vehicle plowed into a line of people in Columbia Heights Wednesday morning, injuring at least four, according to D.C. police and fire officals.

District police said the accident occurred about 11:35 a.m. in the back of a building in the 2900 block of 14th St. NW, between Harvard Street and Columbia Road.

D.C. Fire Battalion Chief Brian Lee, a department spokesman, said one seriously injured patient was taken to a hospital. He said three others were treated for minor injuries at the scene, while five people in the SUV were not hurt.

Police said the accident occurred in a back alley. Police said the people had been waiting in line, but could provide no other details.
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 22: A woman buries her face in the door of an SUV in the alley behind the apartment building at 2900 14th St. NW. (Daniel C. Britt - THE WASHINGTON POST)

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