Metropolitan Police Department (DC Police / MPD)

Pedestrian Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in NE DC Hit-and-Run

A person struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday night suffered life-threatening injuries, D.C. police said.

Surveillance video shows two people crossing Benning Road NE just east of Minnesota Avenue shortly before 10 p.m. It’s unclear if they were together.

One of the pedestrians was struck by a car. The impact sent the victim into the air.

The driver did not stop or slow down.

Anyone who recognizes the car or has information about the incident should call police at 202-727-9099 or text a tip to 50411.

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