PGPD Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Chillum Under Investigation


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The department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that took place Wednesday night in Chillum. The deceased pedestrian is 57-year-old Maria Quinteros of Hyattsville.

On June 22, 2022, at approximately 9:00 pm, patrol officers were called to East-West Highway and Riggs Road for a collision involving a pedestrian. Once on scene, they discovered Quinteros in the roadway. She was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The preliminary investigation reveals the striking SUV was heading eastbound on East-West Highway when it struck the victim. The driver of the striking SUV remained on the scene and was not injured.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device. Please refer to case number 22-00030353.

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