Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the vehicle involved in the fatal hit and run crash from November 1. The victim may have been struck by a white “full size” truck or van with chrome accessories and additional lighting similar to these photos.
You are encouraged to contact police if:
- You know any vehicle like this or similar in description that may have been involved
- You have any information regarding this incident
Remember, the information you have, regardless of how trivial you feel it may be, could be the critical link in solving this case. Tipsters who provide their information through Crime Solvers are eligible for a cash reward of $100 to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest and/or closure. Tipsters never have to give their names, just the information.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call police at 703-691-2131.
Correction to the name of the victim in the accident. The correct name is Zahoor Ali Khan.
Police are investigating an overnight fatal pedestrian crash where the vehicle fled the scene. Around 10:43 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, the pedestrian, Khan Khan, 69, of the Alexandria area, was crossing Franconia Road, south to north, in the 5600 block. It appears he stopped in the unprotected median to wait for passing traffic when he was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound. The vehicle and its driver failed to stop.
Khan was found in the travel lanes at the intersection of Franconia Road and Brookland Avenue and was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is unknown if speed or alcohol are factors in the crash. Detectives would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has information on the driver or the striking vehicle, believed to be a white, full-size van or truck.
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