Pedestrian fatally hit by van in Beltsville -- Gazette.Net


A 27-year-old Beltsville man died Monday after being struck by a car on Muirkirk Road in Beltsville.

Prince George’s County police reported that they responded to a pedestrian collision around 5 p.m. Monday and found Mohammed Toyin Bello of Ellington Drive suffering from critical injuries. Bello died several hours later at a hospital, police said.

Police believe Bello was attempting to cross the road after getting off a bus when he was hit by a van traveling west on Muirkirk Road, according county police spokeswoman Nicole Hubbard. The driver of the van was not injured and remained on the scene after the incident occurred, police said.

Police spokesman William Alexander said the incident appears to be directly related to the weather,which was rainy and windy at the time, according to the National Weather Service.

Police are asking community members with information about the incident to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422.