Thursday, December 29, 2011
A third passenger was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.
Two Hyattsville women were killed Thursday morning in a car accident on University Boulevard in Silver Spring. A third woman, of Silver Spring, was taken to a hospital in serious condition, according to a report by The Gazette. The driver of a 2003 Nissan, Murano 22-year-old Jenice Richards, and back seat passenger, 19-year-old Tamara Nicole Johnson were killed when the vechicle careened off the road and into the front yard of 611 University Boulevard, the report stated. Police are still investigating the accident and are not sure if alcohol was a factor, the article stated.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Jose Cristino Sanchez-Rosa, of the 7300 block of Robert Lane in Falls Church, VA, succumbed to his injuries.
Police just reported that a second pedestrian who was hit by a car at Hyattsville’s Home Depot on Thanksgiving Day has died of his injuries. Jose Cristino Sanchez-Rosa, of the 7300 block of Robert Lane in Falls Church, VA, succumbed to his injuries as one of six people were struck in the Home Depot parking lot. The first victim, 41-year-old Fredys Castillo-Giron, was one of seven people hospitalized after the crash, including the driver, according to WJLA. A police press release stated that officials did not immediately know how old Sanchez-Rosa was, but he appeared to be around 40. The investigation into the collision is ongoing and no charges have been filed until police have finished looking into the crash.
Monday, July 18, 2011
A driver was ejected from a car and taken to a local hospital for treatment. Another driver and passenger were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
About 4:30 a.m. on Sunday two cars collided at the intersection of Belcrest Road and Queens Chapel Road, resulting in one person being ejected from their car and sustaining severe injuries, police said. Upon arriving on the scene, Hyattsville police found that one of the cars involved tried to turn left from northbound Queens Chapel onto Belcrest Road when it was hit by another vehicle traveling southbound on Queens Chapel Road. The driver of the first vehicle was ejected from a car and taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said. The other driver and passenger were treated for non-life threatening injuries. Police aren’t yet aware of alcohol was involved. Because of the nature and extent of injuries to the driver of the first car…
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Claudia Chavez stopped her car to help a Hyattsville man she said was lying unconscious after an accident on Greenbelt Road.
Claudia Chavez was on her way to drop off her kids Monday and head to work, when an accident at Greenbelt Road and Kenilworth Avenue changed everything. According to Capt. Thomas Kemp of the Greenbelt Police Department, a preliminary investigation showed that the Hyattsville man driving a 1995 GMC Safari van ran a red light signal and was injured when his van was struck by a Honda and flipped. Chavez said she was in her car driving and saw the injured man. “Even though I had my kids in the car, I couldn’t just drive by,” she said, adding she didn’t think twice about helping him out. He was not conscious at all and was having a very hard time breathing, Chavez recounted. Master Police Officer Ryan Peck, a Navy corpsman, now with the …
Monday, June 13, 2011
No serious injuries were reported, police said.
An accident this morning closed part of the intersection of Queens Chapel and Queensbury roads. One car turned in front of another car and when they collided, they hit a Metro bus, said Sgt. Chris Purvis of the Hyattsville Police Department. One person was taken to a hospital but there were no serious injuries, he said. The intersection is now fully reopen.