City of Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash
Alexandria Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred around 2:28 p.m. on Sunday, January 15. A 22 year-old Fairfax County man was driving a 1994 Honda Accord westbound on Duke Street approaching the overpass to Interstate 395. For unknown reasons, the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a 31 year-old Lincolnia area woman and her 8 year-old son. The vehicle continued down an embankment, struck a traffic control box and came to rest against the guardrail along the northbound lanes of I-395. The 8 year-old suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced at the scene. The mother was taken to INOVA Fairfax Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver remained on the scene and was not injured.