3.3.14 Traffic Fatality Eastern Avenue and Sargent Road, NE
- Contact: Police Officer Araz Alali (202)727-4383
February 3, 2014
Traffic Fatality: Eastern Avenue and Sargent Road, Northeast
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which occurred on Eastern Avenue and Sargent Road, Northeast.
On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at approximately 7:42 am, while on patrol, a police officer from the Prince Georges County Police Department observed a light green 2005 Volvo S80, at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Sargent Road, NE, involved in a single vehicle accident. The Volvo had collided with the metal traffic light pole on the southwest corner and sustained extensive structural damage. The driver, who was the lone occupant, was discovered still inside of the vehicle. The driver was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 40 year-old Robert Charles Beasley of Northeast, DC.
This crash is currently under investigation.
The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.