Category Archives: Traffic Incident

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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Vehicle Pursuit Ends with Arrest

McLean District- Officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a Ford SUV, for an equipment violation around 9 tonight. The driver of the vehicle disregarded the officers and went speeding into the Tyson’s Corner shopping area. Officers were able to use the Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) to stop the vehicle. As a result of the P.I.T. the vehicle rolled

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Fatal Crash In West Springfield

Detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Old Keene Mill Road near Carrleigh Parkway, on Thursday, May 5, shortly before 6 a.m. The preliminary investigation suggests that a 1994 Toyota Corolla was traveling west on Old Keene Mill Road in the right lane. The vehicle drifted off the roadway and struck a cement

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Road Rage Incident Leads to Attempted Malicious Wounding

Officers responded to the 8900 block of Ox Road on Friday, March 25, for a report of a man and woman arguing. Shortly after 7 am, a man was driving northbound on Ox Road and was struck from behind by another vehicle. It appears that it was not an accident but an intentional act. The victim sought refuge at a local

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Police Helicopter Assists in Pursuit

At 12:58 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, a patrol officer from the West Springfield District Station was northbound on Rolling Road near Barta Road when he observed a 2001 Lexus being operated with expired state license plates. The officer activated his emergency lights and sounded his siren in an attempt to make a stop of the vehicle.  The vehicle immediately turned

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The Storm is Brewing, Are You Ready?

  Winter storms are unpredictable. They can result in picturesque snow-covered landscapes; however, heavy snow and gusty winds can wreak havoc on daily routines, traffic and personal safety. It is important to be prepared for anything. Start by signing up for critical and up-to-date weather, traffic and emergency notices (listed below) then read on for tips to optimally prepare for

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Pedestrian Crash Related Deaths Rising in Fairfax County

This post has been updated with a graph differentiating pedestrian, driver and passenger fatalities from 2010 thru 2015. One tragic death is too many. From 2010 to 2015, the number of pedestrians killed in vehicle crashes has risen. Street Smart aims to combat this disturbing trend. *These statistics do not include crash data from Virginia State Police or other area

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