by Tim Regan May 9, 2016 at 3:55 pm 1 Comment

police car(Updated at 9:16 a.m. Tuesday) D.C. Police have announced the arrest of a woman they say drove into multiple people and vehicles across the city Saturday evening.

Donnie Lannett Bean, 47, was behind the wheel of a car when she hit “multiple” pedestrians and vehicles in the first and third police districts on Saturday, May 7, starting at approximately 6:20 p.m., according to authorities.

Several of the collisions occurred near areas packed with Funk Parade attendees. Police charged Bean with “leaving after colliding” offenses at the following locations:

  • 900 Block of W St. NW
  • 500 Block of Massachusetts Ave. NW
  • 2000 Block of 10th St. NW
  • 2100 Block of 8th St. NW
  • 800 Block of T St. NW
  • 2000 Block of Georgia Ave. NW
  • 900 Block of Rhode Island Ave. NW

All of the pedestrians hit by Bean sustained non-life threatening injuries, police said. Authorities did not immediately say how many pedestrians Bean allegedly drove into.

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by Tim Regan August 10, 2015 at 1:30 pm 0

Police are currently seeking the driver of a car that plowed into a cyclist near the intersection of U Street and Vermont Avenue NW on Friday afternoon.

A surveillance camera mounted on local business U Scoot caught the crash as it happened. In the video provided to Borderstan last Friday, a green car can be seen turning left and hitting a cyclist, who is knocked to the ground.

D.C. Police Commander Jacob Kishter confirmed today the car did not stop after striking the cyclist.

The cyclist was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, said D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez on Friday.

Police did not say whether the cyclist or a witness was able to report the car’s license plate.

Video courtesy of U Scoot

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