Driver killed, another injured in Suitland crash

Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland, say a head-on collision killed one driver and seriously injured the other.

The crash happened in the 3500 block of Regency Parkway in Suitland at around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police said, for an unknown reason, one of the drivers crossed the double yellow line, hitting the other driver.

One of the drivers, Shanya Hoover, 20, of Suitland, died at the scene.

Officials said the other driver was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

Regency Parkway remained closed between Hil-Mar Drive and Stoney Meadows Drive for several hours due to the crash investigation.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers can also call anonymously via Crime Solvers at 866-411-8477 or submit their tip online.

A map of the approximate area is included below.


Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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