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Man Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter in 2017 Loudoun County Accident

An individual involved in a fatal traffic accident from February 20th, 2017, was convicted on the 18th of July of involuntary manslaughter in relation to the crash. According to the reports now emerging, the Loudoun County Circuit Court heard enough information over the course of the trial to decide that the 27-year-old Sterling resident was the primary person at fault for the incident which cost the life of a 22-year-old individual.

Haymarket Bus-Truck Crash Results in Fatality

Many news reports exist by this time discussing an incident that took place in the Prince William County city of Haymarket on May 23rd. These reports, as well as official statements from the Prince William County Police Department, indicate that the incident took place close to 8:00 in the morning and involved a school bus and a landscape truck. The crash happened in the vicinity of Old Carolina Road and Piedmont Vista Drive.

Sterling Resident Issued DUI after Traffic Violation

Not much information has been recorded for posterity about an incident that happened along Palisades Parkway and Tripleseven Road in the Loudoun County town of Sterling, several Fridays ago, on the 20th of April. What we do know indicates that the incident involved only one vehicle and that the driver of this vehicle was likely alone in their car at the time.

DUI Issued After Single Car Crash in Purcellville

On Friday, April 27th, Loudoun County Police received a call shortly before 3:00 in the morning reporting a car accident involving a single vehicle. It is not clear who called the police, whether or not it was the driver of the car or a witness to the incident, but we do know that the authorities arrived at the area shortly after the collision was initially reported.

Woman Who Crashed through Woodbridge Fence Receives Numerous Charges

Officers with the Prince William County Police Department working in Woodbridge are currently investigating an accident that took place at the end of March and resulted in the arrest of a woman believed to be driving with a child while under the influence of several different substances.

Man Arrested for Hit-and-Run in Arlington County

Numerous charges are being leveled against an individual believed to be responsible for a hit-and-run incident on Lee Highway in Arlington during the middle of March. Reports that have emerged surrounding the incident indicate that the hit-and-run took place shortly before 7:00 on the evening of March 13th and involved a single car and a pedestrian. The car, according to the reports, was being driven down the 1400 block of Lee Highway when it struck the pedestrian. The reports do not indicate if the pedestrian was attempting to cross the street at the time of the collision or if the driver of the car swerved off of the road to strike them.

Falls Church Man Arrested for DUI and Hit-and-Run in Arlington

On Tuesday, March 27th, a man from Falls Church was in Arlington when he was arrested by police with the Arlington Police Department after a string of incidents including a hit-and-run and assault of a law enforcement officer working for Arlington County. Details surrounding the situation are currently patchy due to the ongoing nature of the investigation; however we do have a report from the Arlington Police Department to help us unravel the most important facts relating to the incident.

DUI Issued to Vienna Driver after Traffic Stop

Early in March, and late on a Thursday, an officer working with the police department in Vienna in Fairfax County was on duty and operating a stationary radar when he noticed a car in the area of Beulah Road North East and Talisman Drive committing a traffic violation. The skeletal report from the Vienna Township Police Department indicates that the officer first noticed the driver shortly after 11:00 at night and that after the officer witnessed the violation they instigated a routine traffic stop.

Charges Finalized for February Carjacking and Accident in Herndon

Charges have been finalized and issued for an incident involving a Herndon woman and stolen car that took place in the city of Herndon this past February. According to the Herndon Police Department, the initial altercation happened on the 3rd of February when a 31-year-old woman who was on the side of the road with her child flagged down a passing car.

Fairfax County High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash

Numerous counties in Northern Virginia, including Fairfax County, were affected on the morning of Wednesday, April 4th, when police officers found themselves in pursuit of a driver suspected of DUI as he fled across 30 miles of highway. The report, issued from Alex Kowalski, the spokesperson for the Loudoun County Sheriff's Department, indicated that the chase began on Route 15, close to Courtland Farm Lane, after a deputy with the department saw a green Subaru being driven in an erratic manner. It seems that the deputy saw the car weaving back and forth across the highway, and when the deputy clocked the Subaru, it was proven to be traveling at well above the posted limit.

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