Two children were tragically killed by a car while walking to their elementary school in Prince George’s County, Maryland on Monday morning. The crash occurred at the intersection of Riverdale and Taylor roads, as the children were making their way to nearby Riverdale Elementary School. Despite being rushed to the hospital in critical condition, the children later succumbed to their injuries. The driver involved in the incident remained at the scene, and authorities have since closed off the intersection for further investigation.
Following the heartbreaking accident, Riverdale Elementary School gave parents the option to pick up their children if desired. Many children were seen lining up outside the school to be checked out for the day. The news coverage showed police tape surrounding the intersection where the incident took place, with a large van and a backpack visible within the cordoned-off area. However, it remains unclear if the van is the vehicle involved in the crash. As details continue to unfold, authorities are working to determine the cause of the tragic accident and provide support to the grieving families and community.
As the investigation into this devastating event continues, there is still limited information available about the victims or the circumstances surrounding the crash. The community is left grappling with the loss of these young lives, and the entire region is deeply saddened by the tragic outcome. News4 will be providing updates as the story develops, and our thoughts are with the families and loved ones affected by this heartbreaking incident.