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Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/28/2011

3 pedestrians hit by cars in D.C.

By Allison Klein
Allison Klein

Three pedestrians were hit Monday morning by cars in separate incidents in the District, including a man who was carrying a toddler in his arms.

Shortly before 9:30 a.m. a woman was hit by a car in the 1200 block of New York Avenue Northeast, authorities said. She was taken to a hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

None of the other injuries appeared to be serious, according to rescue workers.

The first was about 8:30 a.m. when the man carrying a child was bumped by a car in Northeast and dropped the child, said Pete Piringer, a spokesman for the D.C. Fire/EMS department. It happened in the 5100 block of Sargent Rd NE.

The child and man were evaluated on the scene and neither was taken to a hospital, Piringer said.

Several minutes later, a person was hit by another car at 8th and Randolph streets in Northwest.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

By Allison Klein  | February 28, 2011; 10:40 AM ET
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District, Traffic Accidents  
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Comments

Does this have anything to do with the high speed chase through Brookland NE this afternoon?

Posted by: MC20017 | February 28, 2011 8:11 PM | Report abuse

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