Thursday, April 11, 2013
The crash occurred just after 1:30 p.m.
UPDATE 3:40 P.M. All lanes were cleared at 3:20 p.m. after a vehicle just after 1:30 shut down all lanes of the outer loop of I-495 S near mile marker 44, just before the Dulles Toll Road/VA-267 (exit 45). Back-ups and delays stretched three miles at the height of the shut-down. Were you caught in the mess on 495? Tell us in the comments. ------------------------------------------ Fairfax County sent out an emergency alert at 1:48 p.m. that all lanes of southbound I-495, the outer loop, just before the Dulles Toll Road (VA-267) at exit 45, are closed due to a vehicle crash. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Reckless driving charge after victim dies from head injuries, according to Prince William County Police.
A woman was arrested after another Woodbridge woman died due to a head injury sustained in a car crash, Prince William County police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. Ruth Del Carmen Zelaya Campos, 38, was charged with reckless driving. Her court date is unavailable, and she was released on summons. A 2012 Toyota Tacoma reportedly crashed into a 2007 Toyota Scion on Feb. 4 at about 2 p.m. Earnestine R. Larry, 58, a passenger in the Scion, did not ask for medical treatment at the time, but she was taken to the hospital later that evening. "On Feb. 9, the victim reportedly succumbed to a head injury sustained as a result of the crash," Perok said. "No other significant injuries were reported. The investigation continues."
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Police say speed and alcohol were not factors in this crash.
Woodbridge resident Anthony Hood was killed in a crash involving a vehicle last night on Old Bridge Road, Prince William County police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. Hood was reportedly crossing Old Bridge Road near Troupe Street when he stepped in front of the driver of a 1999 Mercury Sable Wagon going east. "The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital where he died," Perok said. "The driver of the Mercury remained at the scene. Speed and alcohol are not factors in this collision. The pedestrian was crossing the roadway outside of a designated crosswalk." Police responded to the scene at 11:10 p.m. on Tuesday. No one else was injured. The driver of the Mercury Sable Wagon was a 23-year-old Manassas man.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Police said the two fled after their vehicle crashed on I-95 while fleeing from a larceny in Fredericksburg.
Virginia State Police are on the lookout for two suspects who fled after their Chevy Impala crashed on Interstate 95 in Prince William County. Police were chasing the Impala after a Fredericksburg larceny. VSP spokeswoman Corrine Geller said the crash happened after the suspects drove through the rest stop at mile marker 150. The Impala pulled in front of a semi truck, which was unable to stop. The two suspects fled on foot, while another individual in the Impala was injured and flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital. VSP, Prince William County Police and Spotsylvania County Sherrif's Office are searching for the suspects. Geller described the suspects as two black males, both wearing blue jeans, one wearing a green sweatshirt. State Police are …