Crash Video Files: Washington, D.C.: Joshua H. Beach Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident Near Kennedy Center/I-66

One man from Virginia was killed in this D.C. crash. There was no report of any injured passengers or pedestrians.

Date: Sunday, January 5, 2014

Time: About 1:45 in the morning

City / County / State: Washington, D.C.

Address: Near the Kennedy Center and Interstate 66

Victims Killed:

1. Joshua H. Beach was 25 years old and lived in Arlington, Virginia.

Victims Injured:

none

Cause:

The Washington Post reported that police believe Beach lost control and struck a highway barrier. His vehicle then overturned. What caused Beach to initially lose control was apparently not known.

Sources:

Washington Post

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Crash Video Files: Washington, D.C.: Anthony Lawrence Emerson Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident On Interstate 295

A man driving alone was killed in this car crash. No other vehicles were involved.

Date: Monday, December 30, 2013

Time: 11:45 at night

City / County / State: Washington, D.C.

Address: Interstate 295, close to East Capitol Street

Victims Killed:

1. Anthony Lawrence Emerson was 28 years old and lived in Glenn Dale, Maryland.

Victims Injured:

none

Cause:

Police say that Emerson lost control and went off the road. He hit some trees and shrubs and then overturned. It is not clear why he lost control, and the report did not say whether Emerson was wearing a seat belt.

Sources:

WTOP

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Crash Video Files: Cheverly, Maryland: Ange Barbour And Kiana Wiggins Killed In 2-Car Accident On Baltimore-Washington Parkway; Seth DeBose And Several Others Injured

Two women victims in a sedan car were killed in this crash, when the sedan rear-ended a pickup truck. The driver and a 3rd passenger of the sedan were injured. The driver and a passenger of the pickup truck were injured.

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013

Time: About 2 in the morning

City / County / State: Cheverly, Maryland

Address: Baltimore-Washington Parkway

Victims Killed:

1. 21-year-old Ange Barbour was one of the women who died.

2. The other victim killed was 24-year-old Kiana Wiggins.

Victims Injured:

1. The driver of the sedan suffered minor injuries.

2. Seth DeBose, a sedan passenger, suffered critical injuries.

3. The pickup driver had minor injuries.

4. The pickup passenger suffered only minor injuries.

Note On Victims’ Ages And Addresses:

When not listed above, the Washington Post did not provide this information.

Cause:

It is not known what caused the sedan driver to hit the rear of the pickup. Police say the pickup had reduced speed to get off the freeway. The sedan driver either did not see that or otherwise failed to adjust his or her own speed in time.

Criminal Charges?

Terry Trice, one of the drivers, was arrested over an alleged probation violation. However, Trice has not been charged in connection with the accident.

Sources:

WashingtonPost.com

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Crash Video Files: I-95 In Maryland: Christian Allen Knight Killed In Wrong-Way Accident Involving Vernelle Crudup’s Truck

One young man was killed in this two-vehicle crash. It occurred in Maryland on Interstate 95, in the area of the Intercounty Connector. That location is near Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. A truck driver was sent to the hospital for evaluation but was not reported to have serious injuries.

This accident was on Sunday, November 17, 2013, at about 3:30 in the morning.

The man who was killed, Christian Allen Knight, was 22. He lived in Olney, Maryland. According to WJLA, the truck driver was Vernelle Crudup, but no further information on this trucker was provided.

Cause:

Police say that Knight was the one traveling the wrong way down Interstate 95. This eventually led to a collision between his vehicle and Crudup’s truck. Police don’t know why Knight was going in the wrong direction.

Criminal Charges?

At this time, it seems there is no reason to charge Crudup with any crimes.

Sources:

WUSA9.com

WJLA

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Crash Video Files: Leesburg, Virginia: Joseph M. Watson Killed In 2-Vehicle Accident On Catoctin Circle SE

A man has been killed in this two-vehicle crash. He was one of the drivers. The other motorist was injured but is expected to survive. No passengers were involved.

This accident occurred in Leesburg, Virginia. The address was 37 Catoctin Circle SE. It happened on Friday, November 15, 2013, at around 7:30 in the morning.

Joseph M. Watson is the man who died. He lived in Leesburg. Watson was 34 years old. The driver of the other vehicle was not identified.

Cause:

Watson was driving an Infiniti G35. Police believe that he lost control and veered over to the wrong side of traffic. He then collided with a Ford E-350 van. There was no mention in reports of whether Watson or the other driver was wearing a seat belt.

Criminal Charges?

At this time, the van driver has not been charged. And based on facts reported so far, charges seem unlikely to be filed.

Sources:

NBC Washington D.C.

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Crash News Video: Prince George County, Virginia: Isiah, Cindy, And Thomas Willis Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident On I-95

This was a one-vehicle crash. 3 members of the same family were killed, including a grandfather, his daughter, and his grandson. The family was returning home to D.C. from a funeral when they crashed in Virginia.

The NBC affiliate for Washington, D.C., has a video about this accident. Click the link below to watch it.

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2013

Time: About 1 in the afternoon

City / County / State: Prince George County, Virginia

This is not to be confused with Prince George’s County, which is in Maryland.

Address: Interstate 95

Victims Killed:

1. Isiah Willis was 21 years old. He was Cindy’s son and Thomas’s grandson.

2. Cindy Willis was 47. She was Isiah’s mom and Thomas’s daughter.

3. Thomas Willis was 69. He was Isiah’s grandfather and Cindy’s father.

Victims Injured:

none

Cause:

Isiah Willis was the driver. He lost control for some reason and went off the left side of the roadway. Isiah then overcorrected and went off the road again, striking a tree. None of the victims was wearing a seat belt when the accident occurred.

Sources:

NBC Washington, D.C. Video

WUSA9.com

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Crash Video Files: Loudoun County, Virginia: Andrew Vassar Killed In 1-Vehicle Truck Accident On James Madison Highway

One young man was killed in this one-vehicle crash. No passengers were with him in his truck (tractor-trailer).

Date: Friday, November 8, 2013

Time: About 5 in the morning

City / County / State: Loudoun County, Virginia (Washington, D.C. area)

Address: James Madison Highway

Victims Killed:

1. Andrew Vassar was 22 years old and lived in Amherst County, Virginia.

Victims Injured:

none

Cause:

Vassar lost control of his truck and ran off the road. The vehicle hit the ditch and then rolled over onto one side. Vassar was not wearing a seat belt. Other aspects of the accident are still under investigation.

Sources:

WSLS

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Crash News Video: Washington, D.C.: Pedestrian Shamika Latrice Smith Struck And Killed By Woodrow Johnson; At Least 4 Victims Injured

This was a crash allegedly caused by one man. He hit about six cars, and 4 victims were injured and sent to the hospital. One pedestrian was also struck and killed.

Police believe that the man was driving under the influence of some narcotic. He was apparently driving and driving and just kept hitting other vehicles along the way. Testing is being done to try to determine what the suspect was allegedly high on at the time of the accident.

WUSA9.com has a video about this incident. There is a link below to that clip.

Date: Friday, November 8, 2013

Time: About 6 at night

City / County / State: Washington, D.C.

Address:

There wasn’t just one address, as the driver was reportedly hitting victims across about 8 blocks. The path of the accident was from Southern Avenue to near the intersection of 44th Street and Benning Road.

Victims Killed:

1. Shamika Latrice Smith was 24 years old. She lived in Southeast Washington, D.C.

Victims Injured:

Names of the 4 injured individuals were not provided.

Suspect:

Woodrow Johnson is 52 and from Capitol Heights, Maryland.

Criminal Charges?

Johnson is charged with 2nd degree murder.

Sources:

WUSA9.com Video

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Crash Video Files: Upper Marlboro, Prince George’s County, Maryland: Jerrell Lamont Wedge Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident On Old Marlboro Pike

One man has been killed in a one-vehicle crash. He had no passengers in his car at the time of this accident.

Date: Sunday, November 10, 2013

Time: About 3:30 in the morning

City / County / State: Upper Marlboro, Prince George’s County, Maryland

Address: Old Marlboro Pike, in the vicinity of Maple Shade Lane

Victims Killed:

1. Jerrell Lamont Wedge was 24 years old. He lived in Upper Marlboro. According to the Washington Post, Wedge was training to be a cop with the Maryland-National Capital Park Police.

Victims Injured:

none

Cause:

Wedge lost control, ran off the road, and hit a tree. Police think that speed may have been a factor in this crash.

Sources:

Washington Post

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Crash Video Files: Wheaton, Montgomery County, Maryland: David Wayne Mills Killed In 1-Vehicle Accident On Connecticut Avenue

This was a one-vehicle crash with a driver and no passengers. The man died in this accident, which was near Washington, D.C.

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2013

Time: Around 1:20 in the morning

City / County / State: Wheaton, Montgomery County, Maryland

Address: Connecticut Avenue

Victims Killed:

1. David Wayne Mills was 54 and lived in Wheaton.

Victims Injured:

none

Cause:

Police believe that Mills lost control and hit the right curb. This caused his vehicle to overturn. Possible factors, such as speed and alcohol, were not discussed in the Washington Post report.

Sources:

Washington Post

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