Washington, DC truck crash kills two people after plowing into fireworks stand

Two individuals had been killed when an out-of-control pickup truck plowed right into a fireworks stand in Washington, DC on Saturday afternoon, cops mentioned.

The catastrophe occurred on Minnesota Avenue within the Higher Central Northeast neighborhood after 5:30 p.m., police mentioned at a news conference.

The pickup truck was heading north and ran a purple gentle earlier than crashing into a person on a motorbike and careening into the roadside fireworks stand and its attendant, in response to cops. Each the bike owner and attendant had been killed.

Police officials report the driver of the vehicle suffered a medical emergency at the time of the crash.
Police officers report the driving force of the automobile suffered a medical emergency on the time of the crash.
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“At this level, preliminarily, we consider the driving force was affected by some form of medical emergency, however we’re nonetheless investigating,” mentioned Metropolitan Police Division Assistant Chief Wilfredo Manlapaz.

The motive force and a passenger had been being evaluated at an area hospital, officers mentioned.

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