Vehicle of Interest Sought in a Hit and Run: 1600 Block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast


Investigators with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in the 1600 block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast.

According to the preliminary investigation, at approximately 9:10 pm, the victim was traveling southbound on his motorcycle at the listed location. The motorcycle struck a vehicle that failed to yield right of way while making a left turn north bound from Minnesota Avenue, Southeast. The collision caused the driver of the motorcycle to be ejected. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle did not remain on scene.

The vehicle of interest was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in this video:

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.



-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.