Driver Hits, Seriously Injures Man Downtown

by Tim Regan April 14, 2016 at 6:35 pm 2 Comments

DC Fire and EMS ambulanceSomeone behind the wheel of a car crashed into and seriously injured a man downtown this evening.

The crash happened near the intersection of 17th and L streets NW just after 6 p.m., according to Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman for D.C. Police.

The man hit by the car was unconscious but breathing when police arrived and was transported to a local hospital, Carew said.

The crash involved a dumpster and a vehicle and occurred in an alley, according to local journalist Alan Henney.

Police did not immediately provide more information about the collision, and we were unable to reach a representative for D.C. Fire and EMS for comment.

This story will be updated when we know more.

Comments (2)

  1. Are there any updates on this story?

  2. Hi Emily, we’ve reached out to D.C. Fire and EMS for more information. We’ll update this story once they reply.

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