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April 2014 Archives

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Family vacation ends in tragedy due to Virginia car crash

An out-of-state family traveling home from a spring break vacation was forced to make an unintended stop in Virginia recently. The family of three and a family friend were involved in a car crash on Interstate 295. Fortunately, everyone survived the crash, but three of the four suffered injuries that required hospitalization.

Virginia county starts campaign to reduce pedestrian fatalities

A northern Virginia county recently kicked off a campaign called "Street Smart," aimed at reducing the number of pedestrians and bicycle riders injured or killed in accidents with vehicles. In 2013 alone, 65 of the county's accidents involved pedestrians, and six of those involved fatalities. Another 16 crashes involved bicycle riders, and one of those cyclists died from injuries suffered in the accident.

Truck driver unable to avoid crash on Route 155 in Virginia

Sometimes, the driver of a vehicle that collides with another vehicle is not the responsible party. The actions of the driver of the other vehicle may have made it impossible for the other driver to avoid a crash. Virginia State Police say this was the cause of a wreck that occurred on April 8.

Fiery head-on collision kills Virginia woman, injures another

As Virginia drivers make their way to work each morning, many are contemplating the day's activities as they travel routes they have traveled countless times before without incident. A firefighter on his way to work may have been doing just this when the unexpected happened. He was involved in a head-on collision that sent him to the hospital and killed the other driver.