Updated: July 11, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.
Two people died and one person is injured in a car accident outside The Shops at 2000 Penn Wednesday night, emergency respondents said.
At about 11:39 p.m. four suppression and rescue vehicles and several emergency medical services vehicles responded to a call about an overturned car with people trapped inside on the 2000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, said Vito Maggiolo, a spokesman for D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services.
D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services respondents declared two individuals dead on the scene and one was transported to an area trauma center in critical condition, Maggiolo said.
He said about 30 D.C. FEMS personnel responded to the call in total.
GW Police Department dispatcher William Grass said neither students nor faculty were involved in the accident.
University spokeswoman Crystal Nosal said the crash had “no known connection” to the University.
Parth Kotak contributed reporting.