Thanks to Jeffrey for sending this entry:
“guess the md drivers have trouble parking, too (U Street)”
Update from MPD:
“At approximately 4am this morning, MPD units responded to the 1200 block of U Street NW for the report of a motor vehicle accident. A Nissan traveling eastbound on U Street struck a Toyota that was parked in the curb lane on the south side of the street, causing the Toyota to mount the curb. The driver of the Nissan was stopped and determined to be operating under the influence, and was placed under arrest. There were no injuries reported as a result of this collision.”
Maryland plate? Yes, yes it is.
Thanks to Anthony for sending yesterday:
“drivers are getting pretty creative with parking spots for Buffalo Wild Wings during construction on Half St. Shoutout to the construction guy for finally getting him to move”
Thanks to Ori for sending exhibit 918: “In Eckington: in a crosswalk, on a curb, and MD plates“
UPDATE: Official response from the Office of Unified Communications:
“Our preliminary findings show that this incident was handled and dispatched expeditiously. DC 911 received 12 calls for this incident at virtually the same time (to the minute). The first call, received at 2:42 p.m., was answered within 12 seconds, and was sent to dispatch in less than a minute. The first DCFEMS unit was on the scene within 3 minutes and 56 seconds of the initial 911 call. The spike in call volume did in fact cause some callers to put in queue (on hold). However, no one was on hold as long as it has been claimed. Instead, most calls that came in were put in queue for a little over one minute. There was one call that held for 3 minutes, and by the time it was answered the responders had already been dispatched. Our call takers are trained and prepared to accommodate and manage all calls despite the sudden change in call volume we experience from time to time when a highly visible incident such as this occurs.”
Whoa. Chase reports:
“On First between U and V NW.
The word is that a guy, his current gf and his ex got into an altercation and started chasing each other in their car. Didn’t sound like anyone was hurt.”
hahaha I spotted this guy this morning. To be clear this is not photoshopped (all I did was black out the numbers) there was a red taped arrow right on the car pointing to Maryland with the bumper stickers. Just owning it. I love it.
I needed this.
Thanks to Jenny for sending:
“I just witnessed the end of a strange incident. From what I could make out – The white car attempted to drive around a large truck on K Street, drove on to the sidewalk of Farragut Square, crushed a metal trashcan and then cut the truck off almost smashing into a cop car. I don’t think anyone was hurt. No idea what they were thinking.”
Thanks to Spencer, Alison, Donal and Brian for sending around noon Saturday:
I also caught some of the aftermath: (more…)
Photo by DC Fire and EMS
Yikes, thanks to a reader for passing on from DCFD:
“Update vehicle into building 28th & M Sts NW. #DCsBravest treated 1 patient on scene and transported a 2nd. Both minor injuries. No structural damage.” (more…)
1100 Harvard Street, NW
Thanks to Matt for sending: “VIP Parking at Cesar Rosario School.”
“How did they even get there? Tough way to start the new year. Between the tow path and capital crescent trail. No more picking on Maryland drivers until one does something worse than this.”
Ed. Note: Virginia plate.