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Prince George’s officials investigating six-car crash on dangerous road


By Keith L. Alexander Keith L. Alexander Reporter covering crime and courts, specifically D.C. Superior Court cases Email Bio Follow January 12 at 2:29 PM Prince George County police are investigating a six-car accident on Indian Head Highway Friday night, less than a half mile from where a deadly crash occurred about two weeks ago that resulted in the deaths of three children.

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Police spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said four people were hospitalized following the accident that occurred just after 9 p.m. Friday near the corner of Indian Head Highway and Livingston Road.

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The accident took place near the site of a Dec. 30 fatal crash where a pickup, driven by a suspected drunk driver, slammed into the back of another car. Five-year-old twins and their 13-month-old brother were killed, and the children’s parents were hurt. The family was heading home from church.

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Prince George’s officials have repeatedly asked Maryland state legislators for additional safety measures, including speed cameras and additional streetlights, along the 13-mile highway also known as Route 210.

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AAA regularly calls Indian Head Highway one of the most dangerous roads in the Washington region, with only the Baltimore-Washington Parkway listed as more deadly.

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