5.14.14 Traffic Fatality: 4500 Block of Murdock Mill Road, NW
Contact: Saray Leon (202)727-4383
May 14, 2014
Traffic Fatality: 4500 Block of Murdock Mill Road, NW
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which occurred on the 4500 Block of Murdock Mill Road, NW.
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at approximately 7:00 pm, an adult female was operating a gray Toyota Avalon when she attempted to pull out of the rear parking lot of a nearby establishment and merge onto the 4500 block of Murdock Mill Road, NW. The driver struck a retaining wall. She was transported to a local hospital where she was admitted in stable condition.
On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at approximately 12:59 pm, the driver succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 83 year-old Phyllis Feld of Northwest, 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.