A driver killed 1 pedestrian and injured different folks at a crosswalk after fleeing Secret Service close to the Nationwide Mall in DC Wednesday afternoon.
Secret Service officers tried a site visitors cease on the intersection of seventeenth Avenue NW and Structure Avenue NW on a automobile with expired registration.
The motive force refused to cease and rapidly sped off.
The suspect ran a crimson mild and struck a number of pedestrians within the crosswalk.
One sufferer was transported in essential situation and later died at an area hospital.
The suspect remains to be at massive.
NBC Information reported:
A driver who fled a site visitors cease close to the Nationwide Mall in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday and fatally struck a pedestrian stays at massive, officers mentioned.
The motive force was in a 2006 blue Honda Accord when uniformed Secret Service officers tried to cease the automotive on the intersection of seventeenth Avenue NW and Structure Avenue shortly earlier than 1:30 p.m., Secret Service Uniformed Division Lt. Paul Mayhair mentioned in a press release.
The motive force, who has not been recognized, initially appeared to cease however then fled southbound, Mayhair mentioned. The motive force continued by means of a crimson mild, hanging a number of folks at a crosswalk, he mentioned.
One of many pedestrians was hospitalized and died later, Mayhair mentioned. The particular person has not been recognized.
“A person was tragically killed in the present day by a driver who fled officers for an expired registration. Police are working to find the suspect and our deepest condolences exit to the sufferer’s household,” Secret Service spox Anthony Guglielmi mentioned.
A person was tragically killed in the present day by a driver who fled officers for an expired registration. Police are working to find the suspect and our deepest condolences exit to the sufferer’s household Assertion beneath from Uniformed Division pic.twitter.com/ZLQGA8lROb
— Anthony Guglielmi (@SecretSvcSpox) July 12, 2023
🚨#BREAKING: A number of Pedestrians hit on the Nationwide Mall after a driver who ran crimson mild attempting to evade Secret Service officers⁰⁰📌#Washington | #DC
⁰Currently America Secret Service is actively trying to find a suspect concerned in a lethal hit-and-run incident… pic.twitter.com/zKHQaLwd8X
— R A W S A L E R T S (@rawsalerts) July 12, 2023