Monday, January 7, 2019

PGPD Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Adelphi

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Adelphi. The victim is 75-year-old Shufang Wu of Edwards Way in Hyattsville.

On January 6th, at approximately 3:30 pm, patrol officers were called to New Hampshire Avenue and Metzerott Road for a collision. They located the victim suffering from critical injuries. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals the involved car was traveling northbound on New Hampshire Avenue approaching a green traffic signal at Metzerott Road. The victim was crossing northbound New Hampshire Avenue at Metzerott Road when she was struck. Preliminarily, it does not appear she was in a crosswalk. The involved driver remained on the scene.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to 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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