Monday, June 18, 2018

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Bladensburg

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Bladensburg. Investigators are working to confirm the victim’s identity. Her name will be released once her family is notified.

On June 17th, at approximately 12:20 pm, patrol officers responded to the intersection of 48th Street and Annapolis Road for a collision involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian, an adult female, was taken to the hospital where she died of her injuries several hours later. The driver of the involved SUV remained on the scene.

The investigation reveals the driver was traveling eastbound on Annapolis Road and made a right turn on to 48th Street. The pedestrian was struck as she tried to cross 48th Street. Preliminarily, it appears she was in the crosswalk. The investigation into who had the right of way is continuing.  

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to please call the 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 go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.

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