Thursday, October 30, 2014

PGPD Investigates Fatal Collision in Bowie

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Bowie which left one person dead.  The victim is identified as 66-year-old Calvin Willett, of Undermire Court in Bowie.

On October 30, 2014, at about 6:50 am, patrol officers were called to 11000 block of Lanham Severn Road in Bowie for the report of a crash involving three cars. The preliminary investigation suggests the driver of a Chevrolet was traveling northbound on Lanham Severn Road.  For reasons which remain unclear, the Chevrolet crossed into the southbound lanes and struck a Toyota head on.  A Lexus, which was also in the southbound lane, was unable to avoid the initial crash, and was struck in a secondary collision.

Willett, the driver of the Toyota, was rushed to a hospital where he died a short time later.  The driver of the Chevrolet was taken to a hospital in serious condition.  The driver of the Lexus was not injured.

Anyone with information on this collision is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 306-5640. 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 and submit a tip online.

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

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