Police said five people were hospitalized after a frontal crash in Northeast DC. One of the cars was related to an attempted robbery in Taco Bell, Maryland.
Three adults and two children were hospitalized after a frontal crash in Northeast DC on Thursday night. Police said one of the cars was related to an earlier robbery of a Taco Bell in West Pleasant, Maryland.
The crash occurred at around 10:30 on Thursday night, northeast of C Street near RFK Stadium.
That night, after the driver tried to rob Taco Bell in Prince George’s County, the Seat Pleasant police chased one of the cars.
What’s happening now: 6200-Blk Central Ave, attempting a commercial robbery. The suspect fled to DC in a car and was detained after a short hunt.
— April 2, 2021, Seat Pleasant Police (@SPPDNews)
According to the police, the self-proclaimed armed man tried to steal money from Taco Bell’s cash register but fled the scene with his bare hands and drove into the police area.
A woman and two children were in his escape vehicle and eventually crashed into another vehicle driven by a man.
Paramedics transported all five people involved in the crash to the hospital. The police say everyone is expected to survive.
The picture below is a map of the location where the robbery occurred.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday night, another Taco Bell in nearby Charles County saw a car crashed through the front door.
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