Couple hospitalized after car jumps curb

A man and woman are in the hospital after a car jumped the curb and hit the couple in D.C. Sunday.

The crash happened just after 12 a.m. Sunday on Mount Vernon Square in Northwest.

The victims were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but they are expected to survive.

D.C. police said the woman who drove the car onto the sidewalk is under arrest for reckless driving.

Officials are investigating whether alcohol played a role in the crash.

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He joined the WTOP newsroom in 2020 after graduating from the University of San Diego, where he studied physics and philosophy.

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