Accokeek, MD – The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday morning. The deceased driver is 17-year-old Christopher Sosa of Accokeek.
According to police, on Wednesday, at approximately 7:10 am, officers responded to a single-car crash on Accokeek Road near Gardner Road. The driver and his passenger were both transported to the hospital. Sosa died Wednesday night at the hospital. The passenger suffered injuries that preliminarily are not considered life-threatening.
“The preliminary investigation suggests Sosa crossed a double-yellow line in order to pass slower-moving vehicles while traveling northbound on Accokeek Road,” the department reported. “A Prince George’s County Sheriff’s deputy observed the traffic violation and he briefly activated the emergency equipment on his unmarked cruiser. The investigation suggests Sosa lost control of his car on a crest in the roadway and crashed.”