Police are investigating a fatal car crash near University Park

Prince George’s County Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred Monday morning near College Heights Drive and Steed Court, about half a mile from the University Park Town Hall, according to spokesperson Cpl. Lamar Robinson.

At around 12:30 a.m., a driver of an SUV lost control of the vehicle, hit a house and overturned, according to tweets from police. The driver was trying to dodge police after a traffic stop, according to the tweets.

The driver was pronounced dead on the scene and a passenger in the vehicle sustained minor injuries, according to the tweets. No one in the house was injured, according to the tweets.

The 7000 block of College Heights Drive reopened at about 9 a.m. after a crash investigation on the scene.

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