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Hit and Run Accidents Archives

High-Speed Chase Through Arlington Leads to Hit-and-Run

Shortly before 10:00 in the morning, on Wednesday, September 12th, an officer on duty with the Arlington County Police Department was patrolling the area of 900 Army Navy Drive when they saw a car with windows that they believed to be illegally tinted. The officer then activated their emergency lights and initiated a routine traffic stop on the vehicle. At this time, the officer had also run the plates of the car and was aware that the person who was listed as the car's owner had a warrant out for their arrest due to felony probation violation.

Hit-and-Run in Vienna Leads to Arrest and Numerous Charges

Police with the Vienna Police Department were called in response to an incident which happened towards the end of August. Specially, it was on Saturday, August 25th, and close to 6:30 in the morning when two cars were driving along Maple Avenue East and became involved in a collision that turned into a hit-and-run

Manassas Multi-Car Crash Caused by Hit-and-Run Driver

On August 2nd, a person ran a stop sign at the intersection of Sudley Road and Campus Drive in the Prince William County town of Manassas. Reports from the Prince William County Police Department indicate that it was close to 5:00 in the evening when the individual, who was driving a vehicle that was only described as being "silver" in the initial report, ran a stop sign and collided with at least one other car. Due to the time of day, numerous other vehicles were on the street at the same time and the crash between the first two cars resulted in several additional vehicles becoming involved in the fiasco.

One Dead, One Injured after Hit-and-Run on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

On Wednesday, August 1st, police working for the Maryland State Police Department responded to reports of an incident that happened along the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, a large structure that stretches across the Potomac River from Alexandria, Virginia, to Oxon Hill, Maryland. The auto accident on Wednesday happened in the northbound lanes of I-495 and involved a car that had pulled off of the road and onto the shoulder after it began experiencing issues on the roadway.

Chantilly Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested

Police working within the city of Chantilly became involved in a high-speed chase down Braddock Road as well as Riding Center Drive after a car allegedly struck at least one other car that was traveling in the same area. Official reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office indicate that the suspect, a 30-year-old from Marshall, was behind the wheel of an car that was not described in the initial reports when they began to drive down either Braddock Road or Riding Center Drive. At the same time, another vehicle was either driving through or parked in a nearby location.

Manassas Driver Flees After Fatally Colliding with Pedestrian

Police with the Manassas Police Department recently responded to reports of a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian. The response from the authorities as well as the subsequent investigation found that the event took place sometime before 2:10 in the morning, when an unnamed person was walking close to the intersection of Dumfries Road and Winterset Drive.

Secret Service Hands Over Hit-and-Run Investigation to Arlington County Police

Police with the Arlington County Police Department have taken over the investigation into an incident that happened along Interstate 66, close to Rosslyn, and resulted in the injury of at least two individuals. According to the news reports on the incident, the Secret Service initially handled the ordeal, and it was not until after an accident took place that the investigation was handed over to the police within Arlington County itself.

Road Rage Assault and Hit-and-Run in Manassas

An incident of road rage is believed to be responsible for the numerous injuries sustained by a woman traveling through Manassas on Wednesday, June 13th. Reports from the Prince William County Police indicated that the incident happened along Prince William County Parkway, close to where this road intersects with Hastings Drive. Reports from the Prince William County Police provided enough information to create a fairly complete picture of the terrible events and their aftermath.

Herndon Hit-and-Run Leaves Fairfax Police Looking for Culprit

Police in Herndon and Fairfax County are currently searching for an individual believed to be involved in a traffic accident as well as an armed robbery that took place inside of Herndon, on Saturday, May 19th. Initial reports suggest that the incident began with the collision between two cars at the intersection of West Ox Road and the Fairfax County Parkway at close to 3:30 in the afternoon. The Fairfax Police Department reported that after the accident happened both of the drivers pulled their cars over to the side of the road.

Man Charged with DUI, Felony Hit-and-Run Following Fatal Virginia Crash

On Friday, May 11th, Virginia State Police found themselves involved in chasing down a perpetrator behind several hit-and-run incidents along Interstate 66 as well as Interstate 495. Reports from the officers involved indicate that the person believed to be responsible for the incidents came from Maryland and was driving a Honda Accord.

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