Tuesday, September 2, 2014

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Riverdale Park

The Prince George's County Police Department's Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision. The victim is 31-year-old Thelma Fernandez Flores of Quintana Street in Riverdale. Her young daughter was also struck and remains in critical condition.

On September 1, 2014, at about 4:20 pm, patrol officers were called to the 5800 block of Riverdale Road for the report of a pedestrian collision. When they arrived, they found Fernandez Flores in the roadway with critical injuries. She was pronounced dead on the scene. The child was rushed to a hospital.

The preliminary investigation reveals Fernandez Flores and her daughter were struck as they crossed Riverdale Road. They were walking in a crosswalk at the time. The driver remained on the scene. He was not hurt.

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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