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PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Hyattsville
Hyattsville, Md. (Sept 9, 2014) — The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision. The victim is 30-year-old Fredy Gonzalez Hernandez of Allison Street in Hyattsville.
On August 9, 2014, at about 6:10 pm, patrol officers were called to the 1800 block of University Boulevard for the report of a pedestrian collision. When they arrived, they found Hernandez in the roadway with critical injuries. He was taken to the hospital were he succumbed to his injuries on September 5, 2014.
The preliminary investigation reveals Hernandez was struck as he crossed University Boulevard. Hernandez was not in a crosswalk at the time. The driver remained on the scene.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers
FAIRFAX, VA. — (Sept. 9, 2014) – Fair Oaks Police District – Police responded to the area of West Ox Road and Polo Drive shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday, September 8 for the report that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle. Officers located the scene and began their investigation; Crash Reconstruction detectives were summoned.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 32-year-old man had walked eastbound from the grassy median, onto the northbound lanes of West Ox Road; not in a crosswalk. At that time, a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, being driven by a 50-year-old Alexandria man was traveling northbound on West Ox Road just north of Polo Drive. The Malibu struck the pedestrian as he walked into the roadway. The driver of the Malibu remained on the scene.
The man, Brener Omar Llamas Rivera , of Summit Manor Drive in Fairfax, was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later.
Speed and alcohol were not factors for the driver of the Malibu. It has not yet been determined if alcohol was a factor for the pedestrian