Saturday, August 24, 2013

PGPD Investigates Fatal Car Crash in Oxon Hill

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal car crash in Oxon Hill.

On August 24, 2013, at approximately 3:30 am, patrol officers responded to the 7400 block of Indian Head Highway for the report of a crash involving four vehicles.  Upon arrival, patrol officers found an unresponsive man in one of the cars.  He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation suggests a car, driven by the deceased, was struck shortly after making a U-turn on Indian Head Highway.  The initial crash caused secondary collisions, involving a total of four vehicles.  Two people from other vehicles were transported to area hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.

Preliminary, alcohol and speed appear to be factors in this ongoing investigation.  

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text, “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) from your cell phone. You may also submit a tip online at

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