1 dead after crash between dump truck and motorcycle in Capitol Heights

One person died after an accident in Capitol Heights, Maryland on Friday afternoon.

Prince George’s County Police and Fire Department respond to Central Avenue and Yacht Place for an accident. (Courtesy of NBC4/Brad Freitas)

One person died after an accident in Capitol Heights, Maryland on Friday afternoon.

Prince George’s County Fire and Emergency Units were called to a stretch of Md. 214/Central Avenue between Yost Place and Davey Street around 2 p.m. Friday for an accident involving a dump truck and a motorcycle.

First responders arrived to find the dump truck on fire and leaking fuel at the intersection with Yacht Place. One person was killed in the crash, firefighters tweeted.

Traffic Center WTOP reports that Central Avenue is closed in both directions between Addison Road and Maryland Park Drive as of 4 p.m. for the ongoing crash investigation. For the latest road and traffic conditions, check the WTOP traffic page or listen to updates every 10 minutes online or live on 103.5 FM.

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