Pedestrian Dies After Crash Near Fort Belvoir

Franconia Police District – A 70-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries from a crash that occurred on Feb. 5 at 3:45 p.m. near the intersection of Telegraph Road and Jeff Todd Way in Alexandria. Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit have determined Christine Caldwell, of Alexandria, was walking on the sidewalk adjacent to the southbound lanes of Telegraph Road. A 1999 Honda Accord was traveling south on Telegraph Road when the car suffered a mechanical malfunction with a tire that caused steering loss, it traveled off the road, striking Caldwell. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Caldwell succumbed to her injuries on February 25. The case will be presented to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review.

This is the 2nd pedestrian fatality in the county to date in 2021.

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