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Pedestrian Killed in Falls Church Crash Identified

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on September 16, 2018

Several days ago, we reported on a crash in Falls Church that involved an unidentified pedestrian. The crash, which happened on Labor Day (Monday, September 3rd) happened sometime around 2:00 in the morning. During the initial investigation, the police either had not identified the woman or had not contacted any of the person’s family to let them know about the incident. For this reason, the name of the person involved was withheld from the public until just recently.

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Pedestrian Killed in Falls Church

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on September 6, 2018

Police with the Fairfax County Police Department are currently working to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident that happened early on Monday, September 3rd, that resulted in the death of a person who was on foot and crossing a road in Falls Church.

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Identity of Pedestrian Killed in Annandale Released

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 27, 2018

Earlier in July, on Tuesday, the 10th, a 78-year-old woman was on foot and walking alongside Columbia Pike when she tried to cross the road and was struck and killed by a passing car. Police working within Annandale recently issued a statement saying that the person, who remained unnamed for a period of time after the incident, has been identified.

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Three Die After Being Struck by Car on Route 288

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 10, 2018

Police working within the county of Goochland just recently released a statement indicating that they were able to successfully identify the three victims of a car accident that happened along Route 288 on Wednesday, June 27th. According to initial reports, the accident happened close to 9:00 in the evening, after two well-meaning individuals noticed a four-door sedan partially pulled off to the side of the road.

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed Inside Fairfax

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 10, 2018

A pedestrian inside of Fairfax County was hit by a car on Friday, June 29th, as they were making their way down Main Street inside of the city of Fairfax itself. According to early reports from the Fairfax County Police Department, the individual (believed to be a 37-year-old who has, as of the time of this writing, not been officially identified) was on foot and walking in a westerly direction down the rightmost side of the eastbound lanes of the street when a car came down this same lane. The report also indicated that the time when this all took place was shortly before 5:30 in the morning.

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Driver Charged in Fatal Reston Pedestrian Crash

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 27, 2018

On Monday, May 21st, a collision between a car and a pedestrian in the city of Reston resulted in the death of a 71-year-old woman. While we reported on the initial crash in this blog, an official update makes the story worth revisiting. The events are already public knowledge related to the incident itself, but are worth summarizing as follows:

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2nd Pedestrian in Weeks Killed in City of Reston

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

Several weeks ago, we reported on an incident that took place in Reston that involved a car and a pedestrian and resulted in the death of a woman shortly before noon. This incident was a highly unusual one, and therefore it comes as a tremendous surprise to residents within Fairfax County that yet another pedestrian death has taken place within the city of Reston. The most recent incident took place on Wednesday, June 8th, and involved a car and a person on foot in the area of Baron Cameron Avenue and Fountain Drive.

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Pedestrian Struck by Car in Burke, Severely Injured

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

An investigation is currently underway to determine just what happened on Wednesday, May 31st, to result in a pedestrian within the city of Burke, in Fairfax County, to suffer from injuries serious enough to threaten his life. Preliminary reports from the Fairfax County Police Department say that the incident involved a single car and the already mentioned pedestrian and that the entire ordeal happened during the evening, just after 9:30.

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Child Struck by Car in Vienna Intersection

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

On Monday, May 28th, a child was on foot along Lawyers Avenue in Vienna when they neared the intersection of Maple Avenue and Lawyers Road. It is not clear if the child was alone at the time or if they were accompanied by their parents. Given that it was Memorial Day, either option is a distinct possibility, although, given the sequence of events, it seems likely that the parents were either with the child or close by at the time when the child decided to cross the street.

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Pedestrian Killed in Reston Accident

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on May 22, 2018

Shortly before noon on Monday, May 21st, a woman was crossing the street at the intersection of Reston Parkway and Bluemont Way in Reston when she was struck by a passing car. The collision, which is still in the process of being investigated, has resulted in the Fairfax County Police Tweeting to alert drivers about the high possibility for significant delays in the area while the crash is investigated and the area secured. At the time of this writing, much of the information regarding the details of the incident is still unknown, although the few statements given so far by the Fairfax County Police do shed a small sliver of light on the issue.

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