Contact: Officer A.B. Clay (202) 727-4383 March 20, 2013 Traffic Fatality: 4400 block of 12th Street, NE (Washington, DC)- Detectives from the MetropolitanMessage 1 of 1 , Mar 20View Source
Contact: Officer A.B. Clay (202) 727-4383
March 20, 2013
Traffic Fatality: 4400 block of 12th Street, NE
( Washington , DC )- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which resulted from a single vehicle traffic collision in the 4400 block of 12th Street, NE.
On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at approximately 7:50 am units from the Fifth District responded to a traffic collision with injury, which occurred in the 4400 block of 12th Street, NE. The driver of a 2009 Kia Optima was traveling southbound on 12th Street, NE approaching Varnum Street, NE at which time the vehicle mounted the northwest curb and collided with a newspaper dispenser and a large tree. The vehicle then re-entered the roadway, continued southbound across the intersection of Varnum Street, mounted the west curb, and collided head on with a large tree located in the 4300 block of 12th Street NE. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the adult female driver of the Kia Optima to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 72 year-old Catherine Cecelia Proctor of Northeast, DC.
The Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating this crash.
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