Man Dies as Result of Crash Injuries


Patrol officers were called to the report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Industrial Road and Industrial Drive on Wednesday, March 2, around 2:00 p.m. in the Springfield area of Fairfax County.

The initial investigation determined that a 71-year-old man was driving a 2008 Toyota Solara traveling east on Industrial Road. The driver of the Toyota failed to stop at a posted stop sign and struck a 2005 Kenworth Truck traveling southbound on Industrial Drive. The driver of the Toyota, William Roberts, of Alexandria, was transported to Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, March 10. Speed and alcohol were not factors in this crash. The crash remains under investigation by detectives assigned to the Traffic Division’s Crash Reconstruction Unit.

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