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Critical Injuries after Car Crashes into Potomac River

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 25, 2018

Members of the Arlington County Fire Department responded to an incident that happened in Arlington on Friday, June 22nd, and resulted in at least one person being rushed to the hospital in serious condition. What we know comes from Tweets from the official Arlington County Fire Department Twitter account as well as small items featured in local news releases. These two sources of information combine to paint a picture of the incident that is nearly complete.

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Two Injured After Car Overturns Near Burke

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 25, 2018

An incident that took place in Burke on Friday, June 22nd, resulted in injuries to at least two people who were traveling in a car through the area. According to preliminary reports from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue (reports that were issued via Twitter), it was close to 7:30 in the morning when a car—that was not described in any way in the tweet itself—driving down Fairfax County Parkway overturned and trapped two people inside of the cab.

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Crash in Vienna Sends Two to Hospital with Non Life-Threatening Injuries

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 25, 2018

Police in Fairfax County working with the Vienna Police Department recently responded to an incident along Maple Avenue that resulted in several injuries. Details of the incident appeared in a roundup of stories written for and published on the City of Vienna’s “Press Room” page. While many of the specific details of the crash were not included in the preliminary report, we do know that the incident happened on Tuesday, June 19th, and that it took place between 9:00 and 9:30 in the morning.

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Clifton Residents Concerned About Dangerous Intersection

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 21, 2018

Numerous residents within a particular neighborhood of Clifton in Fairfax County are becoming increasingly agitated with the lack of response from the Fairfax County Police Department to reports of an intersection that has experienced numerous crashes and incidents. According to one of these residents, an individual who has done a tremendous amount of work to contact state representatives as well as members of the Fairfax Police Department, the intersection in question contains several features that make it exceedingly dangerous to both motorists and pedestrians, and that numerous traffic incidents have born this belief over the past few years.

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Fatal Crash Along Alexandria’s Woodrow Wilson Bridge

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 21, 2018

A massive incident that happened along the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Alexandria on Wednesday, June 20th, resulted in extensive lane closures, hours of delays, and at least one fatality. Reports on the incident are still emerging from the various members of first responders throughout Prince George’s County and beyond, but we do know that it began at close to 11:00 in the morning, as cars were traveling over the bridge.

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Dunn Loring Crash Causes Injuries, Lane Closures

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 13, 2018

A relatively minor collision in Dunn Loring on one of the last days in May resulted in massive lane closures along a busy intersection just as the morning commute was tapering off towards its conclusion. According to Tweets and other official reports from the Fairfax County Police Department, the crash involved two vehicles that were both traveling down Gallows Road, close to where this street passes by the Dunn Loring Metro Station, and around where the already mentioned street crosses over the heavy trafficked Interstate 495. While we do know that no lives were lost in the collision, it is also a fact that the crash resulted in several injuries.

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Rear-End Collision in Vienna

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 12, 2018

Only a few details have emerged regarding an incident that took place in Vienna on the 4th of June that involved two cars traveling down the western lane of Maple Avenue. Police with the Vienna Police Department issued a statement shortly after the collision took place, and this statement made sure to indicate that none of the individuals involved reported suffering any injuries as a result of the crash; however, this does not mean that no injuries were sustained: only that none were officially noted or received medical attention at the scene of the incident.

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Car Collides into Dunn Loring Power Pole, Driver Sustains Injuries

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 11, 2018

A single car accident in the Fairfax County city of Dunn Loring this past Wednesday has investigators looking into the possible reasons behind the incident and subsequent injury of the driver of said car. While much of the information regarding the incident is currently unknown, it is not clear if this is because the investigation is still very much ongoing or because the police have, for obscure reasons, not seen the necessity of releasing the updates to the civilian populace.

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Road Rage Leads to Crash in Vienna

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 11, 2018

A accident that happened on Friday, June 1st, in the Fairfax County city of Vienna is being primarily attributed to road rage that affected one of the collisions participants. Early reports from the Vienna Police Department indicated that the incident took place during the evening rush hour, close to 5:30, and involved several vehicles traveling down the Maple Avenue East’s 800 block. It is not clear exactly why the angry driver became infused with rage, but it seems that they were behind the other vehicle involved when the actual collision took place.

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Critical Injuries for Man Pulled from Water After Single Car Crash in Prince George County

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 4, 2018

Late in May, a motorist traveling along Interstate 495 in Prince George’s County was involved in an incident that left them in a life-threatening situation. According to early reports from the Prince George’s County Fire Rescue, the incident happened on Sunday, May 27th, as many people were either traveling to or returning from their memorial day celebrations. It is believed that the person in the car was a solo motorist and that there were no other people inside of the vehicle at the time of the incident.

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