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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.

  • Emily

    Are there any updates on this story?

    • Borderstan

      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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