Thursday, April 9, 2020

Update on Fatal Hit and Run in Rosemont/Del Ray Area of Alexandria

pedestrian_auto_accident_01_blue_300As we mentioned on social media earlier, multiple sources have confirmed to me that the driver in the fatal hit and run at Commonwealth Avenue and Braddock Road in Alexandria, Virginia is still being questioned by Alexandria Police. Sources have confirmed the driver of the dump truck thought she had hit an animal at the time of the incident and that the victim in the incident was struck with a great amount of force.

My sources tell me the driver of the dump truck, a woman, was headed toward West Masonic View Drive in Alexandria to a construction site at the time of the incident and they also confirm the driver was allegedly seen cleaning off the mudflaps of the truck after the incident.

At last night’s pedestrian safety meeting, Police Chief Earl Cook revealed that the driver may still be driving for her employer although the truck that was involved in the incident is being analyzed by Police. At the meeting, Chief Earl Cook mentioned no charges have been filed against the driver as of yet.

Alexandria citizens who attended last night’s meeting asked the Chief to reveal more information as the investigation continues so, as the old saying goes, more to come…

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So the APD are continuing to let a killer drive? Lovely.