Metro News Beat: PG Police seek hit and run killer of bicylist in Lanham

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PGPD Searches for Driver Who Killed Bicyclist in Lanham

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision involving a bicyclist early this morning in Lanham.

On November 23, 2014, at about 1:55 am, patrol officers were called to Martin Luther King Jr. Highway near Forbes Boulevard. When they arrived, they found the victim in the roadway suffering from critical injuries. He died a short time later at a hospital.

The preliminary investigation reveals the involved car and the bicyclist were both heading westbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. The bicyclist was traveling along the curb when he was hit by the car. The driver did not stay on the scene. The car is described as a black sedan which will now have front end damage, a broken headlamp and a piece of its bumper missing.

The victim’s name will be released once family has been notified. Anyone with information about this hit-and-run is urged to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

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