The Washington Post

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in hit-and-run

A 21-year-old pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene in Springfield Sunday night, Fairfax County police said.

The woman was walking along the southbound side of Gambrill Road near Vogels Way shortly after 7:30 p.m. when she was hit from behind by an unidentified vehicle, police said. The driver did not stop to render aid.

The victim was later transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the vehicle that struck the woman. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-8477.

The Freddie Gray case

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Campaign 2016 Email Updates

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Get Zika news by email

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!
Show Comments
Most Read



Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Close video player
Now Playing

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.