Man Succumbs to Injuries from Jan. 8 Pedestrian Crash in Fairfax 

Fair Oaks Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred on Jan. 8 just before midnight on Lee Highway at Forum Drive in Fairfax. Preliminarily, detectives determined Joel Gonzalez, 22, of Fairfax, was crossing Lee Highway from north to south at the intersection with Forum Drive outside of the crosswalk. The driver of a 2004 Toyota Sienna was traveling east on Lee Highway, entered the intersection on a green light and struck Gonzalez in the roadway. Gonzalez was taken to a hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Preliminarily, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash. 

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone -1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers“. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to contact you. 

This is the 1st pedestrian fatality in the County to date in 2022. 

Year to date in 2021, there were 0 pedestrian fatalities as well. 

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