Multi Car Crash in Hill East

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Update from MPD:

“I understand the reader reported the multi-vehicle crash was related to a police pursuit, however that is not the case.

One vehicle struck several other vehicles and then struck a parked vehicle.

At this time, two people have been transported to area hospitals.

The incident is being investigated, preliminary information suggests that the driver may have experienced a medical emergency.”

A reader reports:

“Just a heads up – I live on 14th and East Capitol SE. Around 1030 this morning, there was a loud “woooosh” sound that I thought was strange, but just the wind. Turns out, while a funeral was going on and many older parishioners were exiting the church, there was a stolen car leading police on a high speed chase. The driver of the vehicle lost control of the car at 14th and East Capitol, crashing into 4 other cars. The driver was taken to the hospital, and it appears that no one was seriously injured.”

Alert DC tweeted:

“MPD reports that the 1300 Blk. of East Capitol St SE is also closed in reference to the accident at 14th and E. Capitol SE.”

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