Charges pend­ing in fa­tal car crash

The Washington Post Sunday - - COMMUTER - — Avis Thomas-Lester

Prince Ge­orge’s County po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an au­to­mo­bile crash that killed a Brandy­wine man late Fri­day.

The crash oc­curred about 10:20 p.m. on Old Alexan­dria Ferry Road near Ferry Av­enue in Clin­ton. Po­lice said Justin Brooks, 28, of the 13600 block of Tower Road, was west­bound on Old Alexan­dria Ferry Road in a 1993 Subaru Legacy when he was struck head-on by an east­bound driver in a 2003 Ford Ex­plorer. Po­lice said the driver of the Ford Ex­plorer crossed into Brooks’s lane while at­tempt­ing to pass a driver ahead of him, whom he be­lieved was go­ing too slow. Brooks was taken to a hos­pi­tal, where he was pro­nounced dead a short time later. A pas­sen­ger in his ve­hi­cle was in se­ri­ous con­di­tion, ac­cord­ing to Cpl. Clin­ton Copeland, a spokesman for the Prince Ge­orge’s County po­lice depart­ment.

Copeland said charges are pend­ing against the driver of the Ford Ex­plorer. His name was not re­leased.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.