Monday, June 8, 2009

Fatal Car Crash Suitland Parkway

Sunday June 7, 2009 at 11:20 pm, the United States Park Police responded to a single vehicle car crash eastbound Suitland Parkway between Suitland Road and Forestville Road. Officers found a single vehicle in the wood line on its side against a tree with four passengers inside.

The two male passengers in the rear were removed and transported to Prince Georges Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md.

The front seat passenger, an adult female, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, an adult female, was severely pinned with her legs trapped under the dashboard. Prince Georges County Fire Department units from Morningside, District Heights, and Seat Pleasant utilizing two Heavy Rescue Squads, one Engine, two ALS and one BLS unit spent over two hours extricating this person from the car. She was transported by United States Park Police Aviation Eagle 1 to Washington Hospital Center Medstar with serious injuries.

The decedent is Keyanna Bowser, 19 years old, of Capitol Heights, Maryland.

The United States Park Police Criminal Investigations Branch and Crash Reconstructionists are continuing their investigation. No causitive factors have been determined at this time.