Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Personal Injury Collision Involving Pedestrian - News Release

City of Takoma Park Police Department
● 7500 Maple Avenue ● Takoma Park, Md 20912

For more information contact:
Public Information Officer (PIO)
Catherine Plevy, 301/891.7142 or 240/338.2901

February 2, 2011 (10:35 p.m.)

Chief Ronald A. Ricucci of the Takoma Park Police Department announces that a traffic citation was issued to Abedulhakin S. Aman, 30, of Washington, D.C., for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk causing an accident and failure to control speed to avoid a collision.

On February 2, 2011, at approximately 5:04 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to Maple Avenue and Lee Avenue for reports of a personal injury collision. The victim, a juvenile, was struck by a vehicle driven by Aman while he was in the crosswalk crossing Maple Avenue. The victim was transported to Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. with non-life threatening injuries.