Woman Succumbs to Injuries from Friday’s Annandale Crash
Mason Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a pedestrian crash that occurred at 11:03 a.m. Friday in the 7200 block of Maple Place in Annandale. Preliminarily, our detectives determined the driver of 2008 Nissan Sentra was driving north on Maple Place. The driver dropped food and spilled a drink inside her Nissan. As she attempted to recover the dropped items, she lost control of the vehicle crossing the center median. The driver left the roadway onto the south sidewalk of Maple Place. In the parking lot at 7263 Maple Place, several pedestrians were gathered discussing a community project in the area. When the vehicle entered the parking lot, four pedestrians were struck. The vehicle continued driving into a nearby metal fence and came to a rest.
One of the pedestrians, Eileen Garnett, 83, of Annandale, was taken to the hospital with injuries considered life threatening. Sadly, she succumbed to her injuries this morning. The other pedestrians were two adult women, and an adult man were treated for injuries not considered life threatening. Both the driver and a passenger in the vehicle, two adult women, were also taken to the hospital for treatment.
Preliminarily, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash. The investigation remains active, and details of the investigation will be presented to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review.
This is the 7th pedestrian related fatality in the County to date in 2022.
Year to date, in 2021 there was 5 pedestrian related fatalities.
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