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Reader Reports of Scooter Accident in Bloomingdale, Possibly Involving High Speed Chase, Also Stabbing at Florida and North Cap

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2nd and Rhode Island Ave, NW

A reader first sends word and the photo above via email around 5:30pm: “Sadly, it looks really serious.”

On Twitter @kebursaw tweets us the photo below:

“It’s a mess at North Cap and Florida Ave NW. Don’t drive near here. 90, 92, and X3 are blocked too”

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@DCPolicedept tweeted:

“100 blk. of R. Island Ave NW. PT is cons/alert. R. Island Ave btwn 1st & 4th St’s is CLOSED both ways.”

@LPayne3 tweeted:

“heard it was a carjacking suspect, had police in pursuit. I think a scooter though, not motorcycle.”

@NewtoBD tweeted:

“High speed chase followed by hit and run”

Updates as more info becomes available.

UPDATE: From @DCAlerts:

“CONFIRMED A Stabbing_1600 Hrs_Florida AVE and North Capitol St NE_ LOF B/M.”

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