1 dead, 5 injured in vehicle crash in hospital parking garage

One person was killed and five others injured after a car crashed into pedestrians in the parking garage of Washington, D.C.-based MedStar Georgetown University Hospital July 20, The Washington Post reported.

Police said around 12:40 p.m., a woman was trying to make a three-point turn when she accelerated toward a wall. Trying to avoid the wall, she swerved toward a valet station where six people waited. The driver struck the pedestrians and the wall. All the pedestrians — five women and one man — were taken to the hospital's emergency room for treatment.

One person died of her injuries, two were released and three are still being evaluated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to hospital spokesperson Marianne Worley. 

The driver was evaluated on sight but not taken into treatment, ABC affiliate WUSA reported July 20. No charges have been filed yet.

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