Police were called to the Silver Diner located at 8101 Fletcher Street in McLean, at around 12:38 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, for a report of vehicle crash with injury. Officers arrived and found that an SUV struck the building and was on fire. The fire was extinguished by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Four people were reportedly injured, including the driver of the vehicle. Three of the injured were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries; the fourth refused to be transported and was treated at the scene.
Detectives from the Major Crimes Division and from the Traffic Division’s Crash Reconstruction Unit, along with the Fairfax County Fire Marshal’s Office, are working together on this case. The investigation is in its early stages and further updates will be provided as additional information becomes available.
Detectives would like anyone with information to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.