Metrobus and car crash in SE DC leaves 2 hospitalized, 1 arrested

Two people have been hospitalized with minor injuries after a car crash with a Metrobus on Tuesday night in Southeast D.C.

D.C. police said it happened near Southern Avenue and Valley Terrace just after 9 p.m.



A Metro spokesperson said police arrested one person involved in the crash shortly after. The suspect was believed to be speeding before the crash — afterward fleeing the scene on foot.

One person was trapped in their vehicle, according to a tweet by DC Fire and EMS. All victims are expected to recover.

Police said the suspect’s car was reported stolen from Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Carrie Shokraei

Carrie is a writer and reporter for WTOP. She’s been in the news business for more than 20 years, starting out her career in small market TV as a reporter and anchor.

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