Baby dies after being born prematurely following crash

A baby that was delivered prematurely after her mother was involved in a car crash in Fairfax County died Sunday evening, Fairfax police said.

The baby girl was born after a Mazda MX3 coupe struck a Toyota Avalon being driven by the newborn’s father, police said. The head-on collision occurred early Sunday morning on the Fairfax County Parkway, north of Braddock Road.

The newborn’s parents, who are from Camp Hill, Penn., suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. The driver of the Mazda was killed, police said. The deceased was identified as 44-year-old Abraham Aragon of Manassas, Va.

A preliminary investigation indicated that Aragon was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of the Fairfax County Parkway. Police said other cars veered to avoid colliding with the Mazda before it struck the Toyota.

Police are exploring whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

If anyone has additional information, please call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS.

local

crime

Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Comments
Show Comments
Most Read Local

local

crime

Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.