Man Dies in Three Vehicle Crash

West Springfield Police District – A 37-year-old Maryland man died in a three-vehicle crash yesterday morning.

At 7:40 a.m., officers responded to the crash on Fairfax County Parkway near Whitlers Creek Drive. Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit preliminarily determined Noe Solis Espinoza was driving a 1999 Ford Ranger northbound on the Fairfax County Parkway. Solis Espinoza lost control of his vehicle, crossed over the raised median and entered the southbound lanes near Whitlers Creek Drive. Solis Espinoza struck the driver of a 2018 Ford Escape, continued southbound and collided with the driver of a 2019 Honda Ridgeline. Solis Espinoza was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Ridgeline was taken to the hospital for injuries not considered life threatening. Detectives do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. Detectives continue to investigate to determine if speed was a factor 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), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.    

This is the 17th non-pedestrian related fatal crash in the County to date in 2022. Year to date, in 2021 there were 16 non-pedestrian related fatal crashes.   

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