Monday, April 29, 2013
Police said the officer suffered a medical emergency before crossing the median and striking another vehicle.
A Bladensburg police officer was killed Saturday morning after his police vehicle crossed the median on Route 100 in Pasadena and struck another vehicle traveling westbound, according to police. The officer, Brian Johnson, 38, is a nine-year veteran of the Blandensburg Police Department and was off duty at the time of the incident, said police. A preliminary police investigation determined Johnson may have suffered a medical emergency before the accident. He was transported to Baltimore Washington Medical Center with critical injuries and was later pronounced dead, reported the Baltimore Sun. The collision happened at about 9 a.m. on Route 100 near Catherine Avenue, said police. The operator of the other vehicle was treated and released at…
Friday, December 14, 2012
A passenger vehicle crossed over the double yellow line and collided with a tow truck, police said.
Two people were killed Friday morning in Beltsville when a passenger vehicle collided with a tow truck, NBC Washington reports. The accident occurred around 2 a.m. on U.S. Route 1 (Baltimore Ave.) near Powder Mill Road. Prince George's County police told the news channel that the driver of a southbound vehicle crossed into incoming traffic and crashed into the truck. One occupant of the first vehicle was ejected, while another died inside, police said. The tow truck driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Read more from NBC4.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Kevon Neal and Kenneth Mitchell are accused of leading a car chase that sent Officer Adrian Morris's cruiser into a ditch off of I-95.
A grand jury indicted two men on Thursday for their alleged role in an Aug. 20 pursuit that ended in the death of Prince George's County police Officer Adrian Morris. Kevon Neal, 23, of Fort Washington was charged with motor vehicle manslaughter, fleeing and eluding police, and theft greater than $10,000. Kenneth Mitchell, 25, of Washington, DC was charged with theft greater than $10,000. Neal faces up to 35 years in prison if convicted, while Mitchell faces up to 15. Morris, 23, was killed when his cruiser careened off I-95 near Powder Mill Road. According to police, he had been pursuing a silver Acura thought to contain two suspects who stole a purse at a Shell gas station in Laurel. The car reportedly cut across multiple lanes quickly, …