There are still no charges for the person suspected of driving under the influence and speeding on Indian Head Highway in Oxon Hill, Maryland, causing a crash that killed three children late last year. Meanwhile, police and lawmakers are promising to do more to make the notorious state road safer.
Three children were confirmed dead in a “tragic” three-vehicle crash in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Sunday night. Two adults were also injured in the crash.
The Maryland Senate could vote on a bill that would authorize a single speed camera on Maryland Route 210 southbound at Old Fort Road on Monday.
The fatal incident happened around 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of Md. 210 and Kerby Hill Road. Samira Jenkins, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A panel of Prince George’s County lawmakers in Annapolis could decide Wednesday whether to move forward with a bill that would place more speed cameras on Md. Route 210, also known as Indian Head Highway.
Residents who live along Maryland Route 210 are being promised improvements to reduce the high number of collisions and fatalities along the speed-plagued, crash-prone roadway.
Residents, police and politicians are brainstorming ways to make a notoriously dangerous road a little safer. Indian Head Highway has claimed the lives of about 60 people over 10 years, according to an analysis.
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