Thursday, June 13, 2013

PGPD Investigating Fatal Crash; Driver Flees Scene

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal crash in Temple Hills.  Detectives are also searching for one of the drivers who ran from the scene.
On June 12, 2013, at approximately 9:45 pm, patrol officers responded to the intersection of Saint Barnabas Road and Temple Hill Road for the report of a collision.  The preliminary investigation reveals an SUV travelling on Temple Hill Road and a minivan on Saint Barnabas Road collided in the intersection.  The female driver of the SUV fled the crash scene.

A young child in the minivan was pronounced dead at a hospital.  She is identified as seven-year-old Azarya Johnson of the 2900 block of Brinkley Road in Temple Hills.  A second child and the adult driver in the minivan suffered non-life threatening injuries.  An adult passenger in the SUV also suffered non-life threatening injuries. He remained on scene.

Anyone with information on this fatal crash is urged to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422.

For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.  

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