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Two car accidents minutes apart reported in Northwest D.C.

D.C. police reported two car accidents just minutes apart Sunday afternoon in the Northwest part of the city.

In the first incident at approximately 2:10 p.m., there was a car accident at 16th and Irving streets, in which one person was injured. Police said the person, an unidentified man, was conscious and breathing. There was no indication his injuries required hospitalization. No description of the vehicle involved was available.

In the second incident, at around 2:17 p.m. near 14th and Chapin streets NW, police said the driver of a white Dodge Stratus, hit two cars, left the scene and then hit a third car. The driver was a woman.

Lori Aratani writes about how people live, work and play in the D.C. region for The Post’s Transportation and Development team.

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