Driver Charged With DUI After Car Jumps Curb, Hits 7 on D.C. Sidewalk Shortly After New Year - NBC4 Washington

Driver Charged With DUI After Car Jumps Curb, Hits 7 on D.C. Sidewalk Shortly After New Year

One of the victims is in critical condition; another is in serious condition

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    7 Hurt When Suspected Drunk Driver Jumps Curb in DC

    One person is in critical condition and six others are hurt after being hit by a car on a busy D.C. sidewalk, not long after the new year began. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reports. (Published Friday, Jan. 1, 2016)

    A driver jumped a curb and struck seven people on a downtown D.C. sidewalk just 90 minutes into the new year, police said.

    The driver, 25-year-old Malik Lloyd of Northeast D.C., has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence and leaving after colliding, police said.

    One of the victims is in critical condition; another is in serious condition. The others received minor injuries. All seven victims were taken to a hospital after they were hit on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of L Street NW. 

    It happened near restaurant/lounge Barcode and Peet's Coffee & Tea, close to the Farragut North Metro station.

    4 on Sidewalk Hit When Car Jumps Curb

    [DC] 4 on Sidewalk Hit When Car Jumps Curb
    A car jumped a curb and struck four people on a downtown D.C. sidewalk, just 2 hours into the new year, D.C. police said. They sustained minor injuries, police said.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 1, 2016)

    The car knocked down a small tree and a low fence before striking the people on the sidewalk. The car then crashed into a light pole, police said.

    Earlier, it was reported that at at least four people had been struck. Police later updated that number to seven.