Prince George’s police investigate fatal motorcycle crash in Lanham

Prince George’s County authorities are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a 46-year-old man in Lanham on Wednesday night.

The man, identified by authorities as Francis Allan Hall of Laurel, died after a crash on Annapolis Road (MD 450).

Police said officers were called to the intersection of Annapolis Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Highway around a 6:30 p.m. Investigators believe Hall was traveling eastbound on Annapolis Road and swerved to avoid hitting a car stopped at a light as he approached Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. According to police, Hall lost control, struck a curb and then hit a stopped car.

Hall died a short time later at a hospital, authorities said.

The authorities closed Annapolis Road from Lottsford Vista Road to Martin Luther King Jr. Highway after the accident. The road reopened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police ask that anyone with information about the accident call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s collision analysis and reconstruction unit at (301) 306-5640. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at (866) 411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD” and a message to CRIMES (274637), or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

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Victoria St. Martin covers breaking news and Prince William County for The Post's Local desk.
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