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Virginia law allows grandparents to seek visitation

Being a grandparent often involves many of the same joys that one experienced as a parent. From gift-giving to attending special events, you can provide your grandchild with material, emotional and social support.

You likely have a deep love for your grandchildren, as well as a desire to see them thrive. Grandparents often invest a significant amount of their personal time and money into the health, well-being and development of their grandchildren. Unfortunately, disruptions in the family can have a negative impact on relationships between grandparents and their grandchildren.

Car Flips off On-Ramp in Alexandria

A ramp connecting the western lanes of Duke Street to Telegraph Road was shut down for an unspecified amount of time on Monday, September 24th, after a single car crash left the roadway impassable due to the emergency response teams as well as the officers conducting the preliminary investigation into the incident.

Single Car Crash near Annandale Leaves New York Man Dead

On Thursday, September 27th, a 46-year-old man man from New York was driving their car through Annandale in Fairfax County. Reports from the Fairfax County Police Department indicate that this was around 1:30 in the morning. It is not clear where the man was traveling from, and it is also not clear where they were going to. The car being driven by the 46-year-old man was a Mercedes Benz van.

Fairfax County Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

Police with the Annandale Police Department inside of Fairfax County have issued a statement regarding the death of a pedestrian on the night of Friday, September 21st. According to the statement, the incident is still under investigation; however it is believed that the police completed the majority of information gathering and no charges are currently pending against any individual connected with the fatality.

60 Gallons of Fuel Spill onto Roadway after Alexandria Crash

Emergency crews found themselves rushing to both assess the individuals involved in an auto accident in Alexandria as well as clean up an oil spill that resulted from the collision on Wednesday, September 26th. According to the official reports, the crash happened around 11:15 in the morning and involved two vehicles, one of which was a large dump truck.

Car Crashes into 7-Eleven in Fairfax County

On Saturday, September 22nd, emergency dispatchers working within the city of Alexandria and in Fairfax County began to receive reports of an auto accident that took place at a 7-Eleven located at 6120 Lincolnia Road. The convenience store is located within the boundaries of the city of Alexandria, and soon after the initial calls numerous emergency response units from within the city arrived to assist those possibly injured as well as conduct an initial investigation into the incident itself.

Two Injured after Ten Car Crash in Fairfax County

Two people were injured in a massive car accident that happened on Tuesday, September 18th, inside of Fairfax County. Reports from the Fairfax County Police Department indicated that the accident happened along Interstate 495's northbound lanes, shortly before this heavily trafficked road crosses with Braddock Road. At the time of this writing, not much information exists regarding the crash, and what we know comes from the preliminary Twitter reports from the authorities as well as from several pictures from the site that were publicly released.

Burke Woman Hospitalized, Pet Dog Dies after Crash with Intoxicated Driver

On Sunday, September 16th, a 28-year-old was driving a 1997 Mercedes along Lee Chapel Road, close to Onion Patch Drive, when something happened to cause them to lose control of their car. According to police officers speaking on behalf of the Fairfax County Police Department, it was close to 9:30 in the evening when this and the following events took place.

One Dead after Two-Car Crash in West Springfield

Rain is considered a large part of the reason behind a multi-vehicle crash that took place in West Springfield on Monday, September 17th. According to a report from the Fairfax County Police Department, it was sometime around 2:30 in the afternoon when calls first started reaching the emergency dispatchers regarding the incident, and emergency response vehicles arrived at the scene of the location shortly afterwards.

Pickup Truck Crashes into Springfield Shopping Center

A car collided with a building in Springfield this past week after a driver seemingly lost control of their vehicle while traveling through the area. According to early reports issued from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, the truck accident took place sometime close to 9:30 in the morning, and emergency response services were contacted shortly after the initial collision took place.

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