Update: Burke Teen Dies as a Result of Crash in Clifton
Sully Police District – The 17-year-old driver of the car involved in yesterday’s crash died overnight. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor, however, detectives believe speed was. One passenger remains in the hospital. The other passenger was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released.
The name of the driver is not being released due to legal restrictions contained within Virginia Code § 16.1-301.
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(Original release date: July 10, 2018)
Detectives Investigate Crash in Clifton
Sully Police District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a collision that injured three teenagers. Detectives believe speed was a factor. Officers responded to Fairfax Station Road near Colewood Estates Road around 1:55 this afternoon for the report of a single car crash. A 2005 Jeep was traveling westbound on Fairfax Station Road when the car left the roadway and hit a tree. Two of the teens were taken to the hospital by helicopter with life-threatening injuries. The third teen was taken to the hospital by ambulance.