One person died and five others were hurt Sunday night after a vehicle smashed into a building following a collision at a major intersection in the District, authorities said.
The crash occurred about 6:15 p.m. at 15th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW, said Vito Maggiolo, a fire department spokesperson.
The crash into the building came after two cars collided, the fire department said. All six people taken to hospitals had been in a car, the department said. One of them, a man whose name was not released, died at a hospital later Sunday, D.C. police said Monday.
Three people were evaluated but not taken to hospitals, according to the fire department. It was not clear which of the injured were in which of the two cars.
Maggiolo said no structural damage to the building was reported.
The cause of the crash was not known Monday.