Category Archives: Fatal Crashes

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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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 off the road and hit a tree. Officers responded to the 10500 block of Beach Mill Road near Spring Vale around 7 p.m. for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Once on scene they located a white 2018 Infiniti Q50.

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Woman Dies After Being Hit by Truck Near Her Mailbox

Franconia Police District – An investigation is underway after 46-year-old Glenda Quiroz was hit and killed by a pick-up truck while standing at her mailbox in the 7000 block of Beulah Street in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County around 2:45 yesterday afternoon. A preliminary investigation determined that a 2013 Nissan Frontier pick-up truck was traveling southbound on Beulah Street from the Franconia-Springfield Parkway, when

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Detectives Investigate Deadly Single Car Crash in Burke

West Springfield Police District – 46-year-old, Shahram Johanshad of Fairfax was killed when the 2010 Nissan Altima he was driving left the roadway and crashed into two trees. Officers were sent to the area of the Fairfax County Parkway and Waterline Drive shortly before 11:30 last night when the crash was reported. They located the car and Johanshad; the sole

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Springfield Man Dies in Two-Car Crash

Fair Oaks Police District – One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash this morning in the southbound lanes of Fairfax County Parkway near Braddock Road. A preliminary investigation determined a 2003 Honda Civic was traveling northbound shortly before 7a.m., when it crossed over the median into the path of an oncoming 2015 Volkswagen Passat. Three people were taken to

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