Fatal Crash in Lorton

073015 Lorton and Armistead 2

Police responded to the intersection of Lorton Road and Armistead Road on Thursday, July 30 shortly after 5 a.m. for the report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle. Patrol officers arrived along with fire and rescue units. They assessed the situation and summoned Crash Reconstruction Detectives to the scene. The initial investigation determined that a 70-year-old Lorton man, Farman Batalia, was walking across Lorton Road near the intersection of Armistead Road. At that time, a 2003 GMC truck, driven by a 63-year-old Lorton man, was traveling east on Lorton Road at Armistead Road. The truck hit Batalia in the eastbound lanes of Lorton Road. The driver of the truck remained on the scene and checked on the victim. Batalia was pronounced dead at the scene. It has not yet been determined if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash. It is also unknown at this time if Batalia was in a crosswalk. The investigation continues.

Anyone with information, or who might have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

**Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg & data rates may apply. Go to crimesolvers.net for Terms & Conditions.

 

Some Fairfax County Road Conditions Still Impacted, 1:30 p.m.

PARTIAL LIST of road closures across Fairfax County; some roads slick resulting in sudden/spontaneous closures not listed here:

Sacramento/Claymont (1 lane)

Popkins/Devonshire

Quisenberry/Kings Hill

Old Chesterbrook/Kirby Rd.

Bellview Rd/Towlston Rd.

Bellview Rd./Old Dominion

Old Chesterbrook/Kirby

Hunter Mill Rd/Sunrise Valley Dr.

Kincheloe Rd/Yates Ford Rd.

Maple Branch

Clifton Road

Bay Valley/Compton

Popes Head/Marlstone

**Preliminary figures indicate that officers responded to approximately 234 crashes between 5:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. this morning. The accident policy is still in effect, presently. Please drive/walk with caution as cold temperatures are expected for tonight’s commute.

Partial list of road closures in Fairfax County, 9:45 a.m.

Slick ramp 28 NB/Westfield Blvd.

Slick ramp 28 NB/Westfield Blvd.

PARTIAL LIST of road closures across Fairfax County; many roads very slick resulting in sudden/spontaneous closures not listed here:

Route 1/Ft. Belvoir

Sacramento/Claymont (1 lane)

Popkins/Devonshire

Gunston Rd./Dolly Dr.

Bellview Rd./Towelston Rd.

Bellview Rd./Old Dominion

Old Chesterbrook/Kirby Rd.

Braddock Rd./Edsall Rd.

Old Keene Mill/Bauer

Burke Rd/Rolling Rd

Fitzhugh St./Ridge Ford Dr.

Patrick Henry/Squires Hill Dr.

Woodford Rd./Wolftrap Rd.

Jaguar Trl./Arlington Blvd.

Wiehle Ave./Fairway Dr.

Hunter Mill Rd/Sunrise Valley Dr.

South Lakes/Colts Neck

Leesburg Pike/Carlin Springs Rd.

Evergreen Lane/Little River Turnpike

Backlick Rd./Boudinot Dr.

Windsor Rd./Olmi Landrith Dr.

Lees Corner Rd./Centreville Rd.

Kincheloe Rd/Yates Ford Rd.

Maple Branch

Clifton Road

Henderson Road

Hunter Mill Road at Hunter Station, Reston area

Hunter Mill Road at Hunter Station, Reston area

 

 

FFX County Road Closures, 4:30 p.m., Tues. August, 12

The following Fairfax County roadways are experiencing high water/flooded conditions. As weather changes, and waters recede or deepen, please note that this should be considered only a partial listing of affected roadways. When in doubt, please don’t risk driving through high water. Waters are receding now, however, storms are expected overnight so there is a potential for additional flooding.

Sully Police District:

Fairfax Station Rd./Colchester Rd.
Popes Head Rd. between Colchester/Clifton Rd.

Mount Vernon Police District:

Rt. lane of Route 1 at Green Leaf St.

McLean Police District:

Old Courthouse Road/Besley
Browns Mill Road/Beulah Rd.
Spring Hill Road between Fair Creek Trail/Georgetown Pike
Beulah Rd./Days Farm Rd.

Mason Police District:

Morningside Drive/Chandler St.
Woodburn Road/Spicewood
Prosperity Ave. from Glenbrook Pl. to Morningside

Reston Police District:

Hunter Mill Road/Hunter Station Rd.

Fair Oaks Police District:

Hunter Mill Road/Lawyers Rd.
LawyersRoad/Helmwood Court
Foxmill Rd /Hunt, near Bronzedale Dr. and Waples Mill
Lawyers Road between Angelico Way/Lydia Pl.