Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Near the Pentagon
Published on May 25, 2019
- The Arlington County Police Department's Critical Accident Team (CAT) is investigating a fatal vehicle crash involving a motorcycle.
At approximately 7:46 p.m. on May 24, 2019, police were dispatched to Washington Boulevard near the ramp to Pentagon-South Parking for the report of an accident with injury. Upon arrival, it was determined that a motorcyclist was traveling on Washington Boulevard when the driver of a van changed lanes to exit the highway, causing an impact between the vehicles.
The motorcyclist, identified as Luis Martinez, 54, of Hampton, Virginia, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased in the early morning hours of May 25. The driver of the striking vehicle remained on scene.
This remains an active criminal investigation. Police ask that anyone with information related to this investigation contact Detective K. Nucelli at (703) 228-4048
. Information may also be provided anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers at 866.411.TIPS (8477).