DC Fire and EMS “on scene with approximately 5 pedestrians struck” by car in Mount Pleasant

18th and Newton St, NW

Update from DC Fire and EMS: “Update pedestrians struck 18th & Newton Streets NW. #DCsBravest transporting 2 children and 2 adults to area hospitals. All have serious or potentially critical injuries. No additional patients.”

Reader reports: “Car went up on sidewalk. Driver fled.”

Another reader reports: “a car appears to have lost control on the corner of 18th and Newton NW. Kids were hurt, stroller crumpled. Police and ambulance on the scene. Very scary.”

Via google maps

DC Fire and EMS reports around 5pm: “Pedestrians struck 18th & Newton Sts NW. #DCsBravest on scene with approximately 5 pedestrians struck. Additional resources requested.”

via DC Fire and EMS

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