Dupont Circle

Driver crashes into Dupont Circle building, 2 people flee flipped truck, police say

Police are still looking for the two people who were in the truck who fled the scene.

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A truck crashed into a Dupont Circle building early Tuesday, shattering the windows of a coworking office, according to D.C. officials. Photos show the truck flipped onto its roof on Connecticut Avenue, surrounded by broken glass and debris.

A man told News4 he witnessed the crash from across the street.

“You wouldn’t wish that on anybody,” he said. “It was really very, very scary.”

He said he called 911 and tried to help, seeing a man and woman crawl out of the overturned truck.

“The fact that they both came out alive was to me the most important part,” he said.

He said they tried to retrieve their belongings until he warned them the car could explode and they left before first responders arrived.

No injuries were reported.

A truck crashed into an office building on Connecticut Avenue in Washington, D.C. after swerving on a sidewalk and flipping over at 2 a.m. Crews have since cleared out the debris. News4's Joseph Olmo reports. 

D.C. Fire and EMS said the crash happened at 2 a.m. on Connecticut Avenue near R Street NW in Washington, D.C.

The truck drove up on the sidewalk and crashed into Cove, a shared workspace building, according to officials. Officials said that the truck was not stolen.

The sidewalk was littered with debris and apparent shards of glass. A parking payment kiosk and trash can were knocked askew.

Cove has not been in business for some time, according to a D.C. police officer.

While there are no structural issues with the building, the main floor is damaged from the crash.

Police are still investigating the crash.

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