1 critically injured, 2 others hurt in crash near Nationals Park

WASHINGTON — Three people were hurt Sunday in a crash near Nationals Park in Southeast Washington.

D.C. police say the crash happened around 4:30 p.m. along South Capitol Street.

One person was ejected from his vehicle, and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say a woman and a child in a second vehicle were also taken to the hospital; their injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

The circumstances leading to the crash remain under investigation.

NBC Washington reports the crash may have been the result of a police pursuit.

Part of the Douglass Bridge was closed overnight for the crash the investigation, but both directions reopened before 3 a.m.

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