10-year-old boy dies from injury in DC crash with Metrobus

A 10-year-old boy critically injured when a van crashed head-on into a Metrobus in Southeast D.C. last weekend has died.

Police said Amir Fultz died in the hospital Thursday, four days after the crash. His father, 47-year-old Demetrius Fultz, who was behind the wheel of the GMC Cargo Van that crashed into the bus, died at the scene.

The crash happened at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday, according to D.C. police.



The van was traveling north on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Southeast D.C. when it crossed the yellow line and ran head-on into an A8 bus traveling in the opposite direction near the intersection with Highview Place.

The boy, who was a passenger in the van, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The Metrobus driver and four passengers suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital.

Jack Moore

Jack Moore joined WTOP.com as a digital writer/editor in July 2016. Previous to his current role, he covered federal government management and technology as the news editor at Nextgov.com, part of Government Executive Media Group.

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