Category Archives: Crashes

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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Crash Reconstruction Unit Investigating Fatal Crash in Springfield

West Springfield District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash in Springfield this afternoon involving a motorcycle and semi-tractor trailer. It happened in the 7600 block of Backlick Road at about 1:20 p.m. The semi was leaving a supply yard and making a left turn to northbound Backlick Rd. The motorcyclist was heading southbound on Backlick

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Fatal Single Vehicle Crash Caused by Medical Emergency

McLean Police District – One woman is dead following a crash this morning in McLean. Officers responded to the westbound lanes of Leesburg Pike near the Dulles Toll Road around 6:15. Once on scene, they located a 2014 Kia Optima. The driver, 75-year-old Shirley Lee Corum, of Sterling, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Detectives

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