Investigators with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a fatal traffic incident that occurred Monday, Oct. 30th in the 4400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE.
At around 8:50 p.m., a 2002 Honda CRV going westbound in the 100 block of Forrester Street SW was approaching Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW. As the CRV passed the stop sign to enter Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW, it was hit by a Metro Bus going northbound in the 4400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW.
The driver of the CRV was transported a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The front passenger was treated on scene for non-life threatening injuries. The Metro Bus driver was not physically injured.
On Saturday Nov. 4th, the victim died due to his injuries.
On Monday, November 6, 2017, the victim was identified as 67-year-old George Blackwell, aka Hassan Naseef, of Southwest DC.
Anyone who has information about this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 50411.
In Other News
At 9:18 a.m. Thursday, a car was stolen on the 2000 block of Maryland Avenue NE.
Reporting Illegal Activity
Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.
When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:
- Brief description of the activity;
- Date, time and location of the activity;
- Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
- Descriptions of vehicles;
- Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
- Your name and contact information.
“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.
The Blotter is based on the reports posted on November 10th, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.