MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
At about 6:30 pm this evening a vehicle left the road and drove through the large glass windows of a Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant in Landover.
At about 6:30 pm fire/EMS units responded to the intersection of Sheriff Road and Martin Luther King Highway in Landover. Firefighter/Medics arrived to find a vehicle inside the KFC with 1 patron (see updated info below) sustaining fatal injuries after being struck by the vehicle. Four other people have been injured but none appear to be serious.
The Departments Collapse Team is on location to secure the structure so an investigation can begin.
The County Police PIO will provide additional information about the investigation.
9:45 pm update:
Four other people sustained injuries; one person refused transport to a hospital and three were transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The County Police have determined that the deceased was not a patron of KFC. Their investigation continues. Please contact the County Police PIO for additional information.