|Flores [FCPD photo]|
A 62-year-old Annandale man was struck while crossing Columbia Pike between Evergreen Lane and John Marr Drive in Annandale at around 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, the Fairfax County Police Department reports. He was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital where he later died. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
This is the third serious incident – all of them in Mason District – since FCPD launched a pedestrian safety imitative on Oct. 31. Officers are distributing fliers to people observed violating pedestrian safety laws.
A 36-year-old moped operator was struck and killed on Oct. 31 on Wilson Boulevard in the Falls Church area. Another serious crash, on Nov. 7, involved a 23-year-old woman who was critically injured while trying to cross Braddock Road near With Hazel Road.
According to FCPD, more than more than 400 pedestrians have been struck and injured in crashes on Fairfax County roadway in the past three years.