Boy, 10, Dies From Critical Injuries Suffered In Crash With Metro Bus

WASHINGTON, DC — Amir Fultz, 10, of Southeast died on Thursday from injuries he received when the van he was riding in crashed into a Metro Bus, according to a police report. Fultz was the second fatality related to the crash.

Around 1:20 am on April 3, a GMC Cargo Van was traveling northbound in the 3300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Southeast, when it crossed the yellow line and crashed head-on into a southbound Metro Bus, according to detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit.

Police identified 47-year-old Demetrius Fultz of Southeast as the driver of the van. Emergency personnel determined that he had died in the crash.

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Amir Fultz, who was a passenger in the van, was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for his critical injuries, but he died on Thursday.

The bus driver remained on the scene, while detectives investigated the crash.

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Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call 202-727-9099 or text a tip to MPD’s text tip line at 50411.

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