Hit And Run Accidents
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Saturday, March 24th, police with the Vienna Police Department in Fairfax County responded to reports of a hit and run on Maple Avenue West. The subsequent report, culled from the Vienna Police Department’s official Twitter account and its weekly collection of important news items, indicates that the incident took place some time before 1:00 in the afternoon and involved two separate vehicles.
Police officers with the Fairfax Police Department are in the process of trying to identify and locate an individual who is believed to be behind hit-and-run crash that took place last weekend in the area of Falls Church known as Bailey’s Crossroads. According to the initial police report, the incident involved a car and two pedestrians who were attempting to cross Columbia Pike. One of the pedestrians was a 12-year-old girl, the other was the girl’s mother.
Several weeks ago, a resident of a home in the Fairfax County city of Herndon was alarmed early in the morning by a loud crashing sound coming from their backyard. According to the official report from the Herndon Police Department, when the homeowner cautiously got out of bed and went to investigate, they saw a strange scene of destruction and, at the center of it all, an empty Chevy Malibu.
Several weeks ago, we reported on an police chase in Herndon that took place shortly after Christmas and ended when the individual being pursued by police crashed into another car at an intersection and then attempted to flee from this crash on foot. According to the initial report, Vinson, a 28-year-old Adelphi, Maryland, resident had already assaulted a child as well as stolen two cars and a trailer. Police were chasing Vinson through Herndon when he ran a red light and collided with a minivan. Inside the minivan were six individuals, four of them children. One of the children was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.
An investigation into a crash that took place earlier this month has received a jolt of life after the perpetrator of the incident was caught this past week. The crash, which happened on January 6th, involved two cars at the intersection of North Washington Street and Columbia Street in Falls Church. The initial statement from the Fairfax Police Department recounted how the cars had approached the intersection at perpendicular angles. One of the cars had a red light, the other had a green light, but as the driver of the car facing the green light began to travel through the intersection the driver of the second car, facing the red light, ignored their traffic signal and attempted to pass through the intersection as well.
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