Category Archives: Crash Reconstruction Unit

Detectives Investigating Fatal Crash in Springfield

Franconia Police District –  Officers were called to the scene of a crash in the 7700 block of Loisdale Road yesterday, just before 12:30 p.m.  Officers found that a 2006 Ford Ranger being driven by 73-year-old James Jones, of Manassas, was traveling south on Loisdale Road.  He then hit a jersey wall causing his car to travel into the northbound

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Crash Reconstruction Unit Investigating Fatal Equipment Accident at Lorton Landfill

West Springfield Police District – A 52-year-old Gaithersburg man died after an equipment-related accident at Lorton Landfill yesterday morning. Officers and rescue personnel were called to 10001 Furnace Road just after 9:30 for an unresponsive person. A preliminary investigation revealed Guido Maldonado was hit by a 2005 CAT Waste Handler traveling in reverse. He was pinned between the loader and

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Major Traffic Delays After Dump Truck Traps Driver and Officer Hit While Directing Traffic

Sully Police District – Several people, including one of our own officers, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in two separate crashes at the same location this morning. Officers initially responded to the southbound lanes of Route 28 near I-66 in Centreville around 4:15 a.m. for a crash involving a box truck, dump truck and a sedan. The dump truck overturned in the

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Crash Reconstruction Unit Investigating Fatal Crash in Lorton

Franconia Police District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash in Lorton over the weekend involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck. It happened on Richmond Highway near Mims Street around 12:30 Saturday afternoon. The 2008 Kawasaki ZX-6 motorcycle was travelling northbound on Richmond Highway when it crested a hill and collided with a 1998 Ford F-150. The truck was making a left

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Fatal Crash on Alban Road in Springfield

West Springfield Police District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash in Springfield this morning involving a 1998 Ford Mustang and a 2008 Dodge Caliber. It happened in the 8400 block of Alban Road at about 8:15 a.m. The Ford Mustang was north on Alban Road and the 2008 Dodge Caliber was south on Alban Road

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Pedestrian Hit and Killed on Richmond Highway

Franconia District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in the Ft. Belvoir area of the county. The crash happened around 7:35 last night. The pedestrian has been identified as 52 year-old, Laura Lynn Cornelius of Lorton, Virginia. A preliminary investigation reveals Cornelius stepped out into the roadway in the right lane of

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Fatal Pedestrian Collision in McLean

McLean District – A man has died after being hit by a car this past weekend. Our Crash Reconstruction Unit (CRU) responded to the 5900 block of Chesterbrook Road on Saturday, September 30, shortly after noon. The investigation reveals Thomas Porterfield Jr., 73, of McLean, was jogging eastbound on Chesterbrook Rd when he attempted to cross to the other side

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