ADELPHI, Md. - Prince George’s County police say a pedestrian was struck and killed in Adelphi on Thanksgiving night.
The collision happened at New Hampshire Avenue and Metzerott Road shortly at around 7:30 p.m., according to police. After officers responded to the area and found a male victim unresponsive at the intersection, he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
The driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with investigators, police say.
However, police are searching for a second vehicle that struck the victim.
Prince George's County police tweeted:
Crash update: Investigators believe the victim was struck by a second car after the initial collision. Driver may not have realized they hit the victim, as he was already on the ground from first collision. Car described as small sedan, unknown color.— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) November 24, 2017
The southbound lanes of New Hampshire Avenue were shut down for the police investigation.
We are on the scene of a fatal pedestrian collision at the intersection of Metzerott Road and New Hampshire. pic.twitter.com/fg9DntueDa— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) November 24, 2017