State troopers in Maryland are investigating the death of a man in a possible driving-under-the-influence crash in Prince George’s County.
Ninety-nine people died in traffic-related crashes in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and 35 lost their lives in Fairfax County, Virginia, in 2017. The numbers mark a sharp upswing from 2016, despite both counties’ efforts to eliminate roadway fatalities.
Police are looking for persons of interest who may be connected to last month’s crash on Kenilworth Avenue in Northeast D.C. that turned fatal after a pedestrian was hit and later died. See photos of the people police are looking for.
The crash occurred around 1:45 a.m. near the exit ramp at Quarterfield Road. All lanes have reopened as of 6:15 a.m.
State police said a 2012 Freightliner tractor-trailer was improperly parked across railroad tracks on the Georgia Pacific plant property.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the officer was traveling eastbound in emergency status when he entered the center turn lane to bypass traffic and struck Robert Louis Mayo, 71, of Baltimore.
A Riverdale, Maryland, was killed Saturday night when his car veered off the road, struck a curb and flipped over, Prince George’s County police said.
Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a 2004 Acura that they say occurred Sunday around 2 a.m. on the Fairfax County Parkway in Reston.
An 80-year-old New Jersey woman has died and seven others have been injured in a Virginia highway crash that police attribute to drunken driving.
Montgomery County prosecutors found there was not enough to charge Roberto Garza Palacios, 28, of Germantown with anything more than a traffic violation. Garza Palacios was cited for negligent driving and fined $280, which he paid on June 25, according to court records.
One man was killed and two other people were injured in a crash on Maryland Route 228 in Charles County early Sunday morning.
The tractor-trailer driver, who was killed Wednesday when he crashed into several vehicles in a work zone on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, had been involved in a triple-fatality work zone crash 25 years earlier.
The fatal collision occurred near exit 67 in Arlington County, Virginia State Police said.
Howard County police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that happened around 2 a.m. on Sunday in Columbia.
A 15-year-old boy died and four others were injured in a crash on Furnace Road in Lorton, Virginia, Friday.