“Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a vehicular homicide resulting from a hit and run that occurred on Saturday, July 3, 2021, in the intersection of 14th and K Street, Northwest.
The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 12:54 am, the driver of a Acura TLX was traveling north bound, at high rate of speed north, in the 900 block of 14th Street, Northwest. The Acura proceeded through a red traffic light at the intersection of 14th and K Street, Northwest, and collided with a Hyundai Elantra, which was traveling east bound on K Street NW. The Acura pushed the Hyundai north bound through the intersection, where a BMW X5, collided with the driver’s side rear of the Acura. Read More
Thanks to Claire for sending: “Spotted creative, gravity-defying parking job in Cleveland Park.”
1700 block of Connecticut Ave, NW. Virginia license plates
Thanks to Jeff and Zach for sending Saturday night on Connecticut Ave between R and S Streets, NW. Read More
14th and P St, NW photo by Petty Davis
Thanks to Petty for sending around 3:43am: “Someone crashed their car into the bus stop at 14/P NW”
Update from MPD: “Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit announce an arrest has been made in a traffic fatality involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred on Sunday, June 13, 2021, in the 1500 block of 14th Street, Northwest.
At approximately 3:14 am, a Honda Civic mounted the ride side of the curb at the listed location. The vehicle then struck a pedestrian on a sidewalk at a Metro bus shelter. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.!–more–> The driver of the Honda Civic remained on scene.
The decedent’s identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.
On Sunday, June 13, 2021, 29 year-old Gerald Lewis, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Murder II, Driving Under the Influence, and Reckless Driving.”
Thanks to Tori and yung for sending this morning:<
“something happened at 14th and P… forensics on scene”
“the 14th and P bus stop obliterated. Hopefully everyone is okay. Avoid area.”
via google maps
“The Fourth District is investigating an Unlawful Discharge of a weapon that occurred on June 12, 2021, at approximately 4:05 pm in the 900 block of Longfellow Street NW. Anyone with information or video is asked to contact the Fourth District at 202-727-9099 or Text 50411.”
and from MPD at 12:12am:
“Shooting at 5th & Kennedy St, NW. No lookout.”
A reader reported: “We heard like 8 shots at midnight…”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District seek the public’s assistance identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in the 4100 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest.
At approximately 12:08 am, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below:
Anyone who can identify this individual or has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.”
Updates on any and all if more info is released.
Ashley reports: “Wheels and airbag taken overnight. Walgreens parking lot at Rhode Island Avenue and Franklin NE in Brookland. Honda was specifically targeted. 10 other cars parked next to this one were not touched.”
Thanks to Mary for sending from Logan Circle. And for inquiring minds, the license plate was: Virginia!
Thanks to AL for sending: “Serious accident at N. Capitol and Rock Creek Church Road around 8:20am, somehow that utility pole is still standing. There’s been such excessive speeding at this intersection recently. Read More
You can read about Guillermo(s) here.
“Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announces the completion of construction of a new red-light enforcement camera at the Interstate 695 off ramp (ramp D) at Northbound 11th Street SE. This automated traffic enforcement camera will be installed to reduce the number of angle collisions, red light running, and improve overall safety at the intersection. The camera will be activated June 7.
In addition to the red-light camera, DDOT will rotate seven new speed cameras to reduce dangerous, reckless driving in the following corridors: Read More
5013 Georgia Ave, NW
Thanks to RoRo for sending: “Former Caliber Collision location at 5013 Georgia Ave & Farragut St is becoming an Enterprise Rent A Car.”