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via GoFundMe

Thanks to all who wrote in after yesterday’s post about Marina’s GoFundMe.

Here is Denis, the delivery driver’s GoFundMe:

On September 15, Denis was working hard delivering food . While he was completing the deliveries, a man tried to steal his car, his only means of support for his family. Denis tried to stop the man, but he was overwhelmed and dragged until he was unconscious. Read More

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Thanks to Ally and Aliya for sending the GoFundMe for Marina:

On September 15, Marina and the two small children in her charge were watching the fish swimming in a Mount Pleasant neighbor’s small pond, when a stolen car came speeding down the sidewalk and crushed Marina against the retaining wall as she protected the children. Read More

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via MPD

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to a Leaving After Colliding and Theft One (Stolen Auto) Offense that occurred on Tuesday, September 16, 2020, in the 3300 Block of 18th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 4:55 pm, a delivery driver left his vehicle running unattended at the listed location. The suspect entered the vehicle and began to flee. As the suspect fled the scene, he lost control of the vehicle and struck the delivery driver, an adult female and two juveniles. The suspect then exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot. Read More

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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.” Read More

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Thanks to Alexandra for sending: “Elle (3221 Mt Pleasant Street, NW) is doing a taco pop-up this Tuesday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I had The tacos last week when they did a pop-up at Bammy’s in Navy Yard and they were BOMB!!! Here is the link to the Elle pop as they are only doing pre-orders here.

La Tejana is run by a Colombian woman and her partner who live in Mount Pleasant, so it’s a local business that people would be supporting.”

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