Crash Double Fatality in Potomac River

Date: July 10, 2016

Washington – The United States Park Police are investigating a crash that occurred at approximately 10:40 PM last night when a vehicle travelling northbound on Ohio Drive near Parkway Drive left the roadway and crashed into the Potomac River. One passenger swam to shore and alerted authorities.

With the assistance of many agencies, the vehicle was located under water. Both the driver and another passenger were found deceased in the vehicle. At this point, the cause of the crash and the causes of death are still being investigated. The surviving passenger was transported a local hospital.

There is no further information at this time. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact our detectives at 202-610-8730.

Last updated: October 17, 2016