Category Archives: Fatal Crashes

Springfield Man Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

West Springfield Police District – A 36-year-old Springfield man is dead after a single-vehicle crash early this morning in the 8400 block of Alban Road. A preliminary investigation determined that the driver, Frege Adous, was traveling southbound on Alban Road when his 2014 Honda CR-V crossed over the double yellow line and left the roadway. The car traveled through a

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UPDATE: Cause of Crash Determined in September Double Fatal

Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit have determined both speed and alcohol contributed to a single-vehicle crash that killed two adults on September 16, 2017. (Original release date: September 17, 2017) Two Dead After Crash in Great Falls   Reston Police District – Two adults, one male and one female, died in a crash in Great Falls last night after their car ran

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Fatal Crash in Alexandria Area of Fairfax County

Franconia Police District – A 23-year-old man from Fredericksburg died this morning after losing control of his car and striking a tree. Officers responded to the area of 6700 Telegraph Road in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County this morning around 1 a.m. for the report of a single car crash. Once on scene, they located a Honda Civic. The

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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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Motorcyclist Dead After Fatal Crash in McLean District

McLean Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal crash that left a 20-year-old motorcyclist dead yesterday afternoon in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County. Officers were called to the intersection of Arlington Boulevard (Route 50) and South Street around 4 p.m. after a 2011 Nissan Versa and a 2016 Kawasaki motorcycle collided. A

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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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