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Hit and Run Accidents Archives

Two-Car Crash in Vienna Rush Hour Traffic

Very little information has been released regarding an incident that took place at Nutley Street Southwest and Kingsley Road Southwest in Vienna on Monday, March 19th, shortly before 8:30 in the morning. A report from Vienna Police Department that appeared on their official Twitter page shortly after the crash took place indicated that the incident involved two drivers, both of whom were traveling in the southern lanes of Nutley Street Southwest. It seems also that both of the cars in question were traveling down the same southern lane. 

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.

Police Chase Through Fairfax County Ends in Arrest

Early on Wednesday morning, a deputy with the Loudon Sheriff's Office noticed a vehicle driving down Route 15, close to Oatlands Road and south of Leesburg, that was being driven in such a way to cause the officer to decide to initiate a traffic stop. According to the official report, the deputy clocked the car at well below the posted limit as it weaved in and out of the road's lanes.

DUI Arrests in Fairfax During Last Days of March

Little has been released on two incident that resulted in DUI arrests in Fairfax County on March 29th and March 30th. What we know comes exclusively from two brief reports included in a weekly roundup of police stories issued by the Fairfax County Police Department (the law enforcement agency responsible for many of the cities and towns throughout Fairfax County, including Fairfax City). These reports provide very little information regarding the circumstances of the arrest, but they do give us the barebones outlines of what happened, when, and who it involved. 

DUI Charges For Driver who Collided with Fairfax County Public School Bus

It was towards the end of March that a police report was filed by officers with the Fairfax County Police Department regarding an incident that took place in Hybla Valley and ended with the arrest of an Alexandria resident who was charged with DUI among other things.

Fairfax County Officer Injured in Nighttime Crash

A report was recently issued regarding a traffic incident between two cars in Alexandria's Old Town in Fairfax County that happened on Tuesday, April 4th, sometime between 9:00 and 9:30 at night. While the incident is still under investigation, we do know that only two cars were involved in the crash that occurred at the intersection of Princess Street and Henry Street, and that one of these cars was a police cruiser. 

DWI Charges for Driver Arrested in Chantilly

Several weeks ago, on Friday, March 19th, officers with the Fairfax County Police Department began to pursue an individual after receiving reports of a driver behaving erratically around the location of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway and Majestic Lane in Chantilly. The concerned call came in around 8:30 in the evening, and the responding members of the Fairfax County Police Department arrived at the indicated area shortly afterwards.

Motorcyclist Dies after Crashing in Alexandria

Police with the Alexandria Police Department in Fairfax County are currently seeking any information that will help them in their investigation into the death of a 34-year-old Haymarket resident who died after crashing their motorcycle on King Street on the morning of Friday, March 30th. According to the initial report, the incident took place at close to 2:30 in the morning, on King Street's 4300 block, and only involved the one individual and their motorcycle.

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