On December 21, 2010 at approximately 6:37 p.m., Alexandria Bergland, 14, of the 5200 block of Marlboro Pike was attempting to cross the roadway in the 5200 block of Marlboro Pike, when she was struck by a vehicle. As the pedestrian lay unresponsive in the roadway, she was struck by a second vehicle. The first vehicle that struck Bergland had remained on the scene; however, the second striking vehicle fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police are seeking information on the driver of the second striking vehicle, who failed to remain on the scene, or any additional information about the crash.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online. A cash reward is being offered for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspect(s).
For more information, call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Press Information Office at (301) 772-4710. The investigation is ongoing.