Girl, 6, killed her father, sister, 2, critically hurt in 3-car crash

March 11, 1992

A 6-year-old girl was killed and her father and 2-year-old sister critically injured yesterday in a three-car accident in New Carrollton, Prince George's County police said.

The accident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. when a Nissan Sentra driven by Teffy Dent, 32, of the 6700 block of Carrollton Parkway in New Carrollton, slid out of control in the westbound lane of the 6900 block of Riverdale Road, police said.

Mr. Dent's car skidded on wet pavement, crossed into oncoming traffic and was struck broadside by a Cadillac, police said.

The third car, also a Nissan, then crashed into the rear of the Cadillac.

Killed was Regina Andre Leonard, who was sitting in the front seat, police said. Her sister, Regan Angela Leonard, 2, was in a child seat in the back of the car.

Mr. Dent was in critical condition today at Prince George's Hospital Center. Regan Leonard was in critical condition today at BTC Children's Hospital National Medical Center in Washington.

The driver of the Cadillac and the driver of the second Nissan were taken to Doctor's Hospital at Lanham, where they were treated and released.

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