You don’t see this every day: a bicyclist struck and injured two pedestrians along the 600 block of Mass Avenue NW. The accident took place this morning.
According to a MPD press release:
“At approximately 10 a.m. on Friday, November 26, 2010, a male and a female pedestrian were walking in the south alley of the 600 block Massachusetts Avenue NW, when they were struck by a bicyclist. The impact caused the pedestrians, who are both in their 70s to fall. The bicyclist failed to stop.
The bicyclist appeared to be a Hispanic male, with black hair, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and possibly riding a BMX style bicycle. The bicyclist was last seen traveling south through the alley towards I Street, NW. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported both pedestrians to a local hospital. The male pedestrian was admitted in critical condition.
Anyone with information about the bicyclist or this crash is asked to contact police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).”