The Crime Scene - To Serve and Inform

Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Five hurt in Brandywine crash

Washington Post Editors

A one-year-old was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in the Brandywine area of Prince George’s County that sent a total of five people to area hospitals, police and fire officials said.

The crash occurred just after 4 p.m. in the 6600 block of Floral Park Road, said Cpl. Henry Tippett, a Prince George’s County Police Department spokesman.

He said five people — two adults and three children — were traveling in a two-door Ford Probe that apparently left the roadway and struck a tree or other off road object.

The adults and two of the children, believed to be about 9 or 10 years old, were transported to area hospitals in stable condition, he said.

The one-year-old, who was unresponsive on the scene, was flown to a hospital with life threatening injuries, he said.

It remains unclear why the car left the roadway, Tippett said. The police department’s collision reconstructionists have been called to the scene.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

-- Matt Zapotosky

By Washington Post Editors  | September 27, 2010; 5:10 PM ET
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: FAA worker admits theft from agency
Next: Fla. lawyer arrested after a dip

Comments

Be interesting to know how many guns the Mexican drug cartels eventually acquire from sources in Virginia.

Posted by: kinkysr | September 27, 2010 5:32 PM | Report abuse

Post a Comment

We encourage users to analyze, comment on and even challenge washingtonpost.com's articles, blogs, reviews and multimedia features.

User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions.




characters remaining

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company