Lyft passenger killed in collision between car, pickup truck over the weekend in D.C.
WASHINGTON (ABC7) —
A Lyft passenger died after a head-on collision between a car and pickup truck on Sept. 17 in Southeast Washington.
Talata Williams, 43, was identified as the victim, according to Metropolitan Police.
Lyft released a statement Wednesday afternoon on the tragic accident:
Our hearts go out to those affected by this incredibly tragic incident. We are in contact with the family of the driver and are providing our support during this difficult time. We are working to make contact with the family of the passenger. We have also reached out to law enforcement to offer our assistance in any investigation.
Police say a Dodge pickup truck crossed into a lane and hit a Honda Accord causing the car to travel several feet.
Williams died at the scene, and police say the Lyft driver in the Honda, and the driver and passenger in the pickup truck were taken to local hospitals with serious injuries.
The accident took place on Good Hope Road.