Tuesday, July 15, 2014

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Beltsville

The Prince George's County Police Department's Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision. The victim is 27-year-old Mohammed Toyin Bello of Ellington Drive in Beltsville.

On July 14, 2014, at about 4:50 pm, patrol officers were called to the 8100 block of Muirkirk Road in Beltsville for the report of a pedestrian collision. When they arrived, they found Bello lying in the roadway with critical injuries. He died several hours later at a hospital.

The preliminary investigation reveals Bello had just gotten off a bus at a bus stop and tried to cross Muirkirk Road in front of the bus. He was struck by a van heading westbound on Muirkirk Road. The driver remained on scene. He was not hurt. Bello was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision.

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), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

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

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