State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash In Prince George’s County

UPPER MARLBORO (ANN)— State Police is continuing to investigate a fatal pedestrian-related crash that occurred Monday night in Prince George’s County.

Shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Monday, troopers from Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to MD 202 at Campus Way in Upper Marlboro, Maryland on a report of a motor vehicle collision that involved one vehicle and two pedestrians.

According to a preliminary investigation, the pedestrians had just gotten off a metro bus at the bus stop and were walking north crossing MD 202 in the crosswalk when they were struck by an oncoming vehicle, a blue BMW 325i, being driven by Jasmine Nicole Jones, 25, of Jessup, Maryland. Jones remained at the scene. There is no indication of impairment being a factor in this crash.

The pedestrians were transported by ambulance to University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center. One of the victims, Tevin Jamal Bailey, 27, of Bowie, Maryland, died at the hospital. The other victim, Juanita Ebony Reed, 25, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, is being treated for her injuries.

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration responded to the scene and assisted with traffic control, as all northbound MD 202 lanes were closed for approximately three hours for the investigation.

Troopers consulted Monday night with the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office, who will decide on whether to pursue any charges once the state police’s investigation is completed.


One thought on “State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash In Prince George’s County

  • February 14, 2019 at 10:08 am

    We must all care about these types of crashes but we must also ask, what if there was a way drivers could start the braking ¾ of a second sooner and stop 30 – 40 feet shorter even at school yard speeds. Perhaps in an even shorter distance than the best driverless cars. There is. Sad that those in charge of driver legislation and training refuse to teach student drivers the safer left foot braking method and ban driving instructors from teaching the very complicated and difficult to mentally maintain especially for older drivers (over 40!), dangerously inefficient (poor stopping distance) and even more dangerous (right foot pedal errors), right foot braking method on automatic transmission and electric cars. See DOT HS 811 597, 812 058 and 812 431(spaces required). These reports showed the flaws of the right foot braking method and that woman drivers seemed to have the most difficulty with it (men as well if they would admit it). But for some unknown reason no more research has been done and the boys don’t want to talk about it. One would have expected that instead of just continuing to blame female drivers they might have asked themselves two basic questions:
    1. Is it possible to develop a braking method that would be more suitable for female drivers (and male drivers if they would admit it), which would prevent these crashes?
    2. Do we actually have any scientific justification for teaching the right foot braking method?
    The answer to point one is YES and the answer to point 2 is NO!
    Turns out there is no scientific justification for teaching the right foot braking method! Deaths to date, 150,000 (19 every day!) pedestrians (in and out of buildings) and cyclists. This is not about which braking method is safer but why they refuse to scientifically compare the two methods. Apparently ME TOO is not the only victim of a male systemic belief! Was it driver error or the way we taught them to brake? ‘That’s the way it’s always been taught is not a scientific justification!


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