Wednesday, August 9, 2017

PGPD Investigating Fatal Collision in Adelphi

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash in Adelphi on Tuesday. The victim’s name will be released once his family is located and notified. 

On August 8th, at about 6:20 am, patrol officers were called to the 10000 block of Riggs Road for the report of a crash involving two cars.

The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was heading northbound on Riggs Road when for reasons which remain under investigation, his car crossed the center line and ultimately struck a second car in the southbound lanes. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the second car suffered what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked 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, text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to

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