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Chantilly Crash Kills One, Injures Another

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Chantilly Crash Kills One, Injures Another

On Friday, February 22, in the early morning hours, two cars were involved in a head on crash on Route 28 and Westfield Boulevard in Chantilly.  It is reported the driver of a 2015 BMW was driving north in the southbound lane when his car collided with a 2005 Acura TL.  The driver of the Acura has died.  The BMW driver appears to have been hospitalized with serious injuries. Read More

Child Sustains Injuries After Zipline Fall at the Virginia Aquarium

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When you let your child try something new, whether it’s ziplining or going on an overnight field trip, you should be able to trust the professionals who are responsible for your child. However, the parents of an 8-year-old Virginia Beach boy saw their worst fears come true when their son fell 40 feet from a zipline at the Virginia Aquarium.

How the Accident Occurred

What should have been a memorable camp trip to the Virginia Aquarium turned into a nightmare for the parents of Coleman David Winstead. Winstead decided to try a zipline course, but it went haywire when he got stuck in the middle of the course. Winstead was not heavy enough for the zipline to get him all the way to the platform. The operator of the zipline told Winstead to pull himself up. When he did, he fell. Read More

Winter Weather Causes Hundreds of Crashes in Virginia

Virginia was hit with an unexpectedly brutal winter storm in mid-January 2019, putting drivers across the state at risk. No matter how much experience you have with winter driving, a serious storm can challenge your judgment and lead to serious consequences.

Between midnight and 5:30 P.M. on January 13, Virginia State Police troopers responded to over 300 car accidents and nearly 200 reports of stuck motorists. The National Weather Service warned drivers of “extremely poor travel conditions,” calling a winter weather advisory through 6 A.M. on January 14 as schools throughout northern Virginia canceled school. Read More

Virginia’s Seatbelt Laws Are Amongst the Weakest in the Nation

Virginia’s seatbelt laws will remain some of the weakest in America for the foreseeable future, as a Senate committee voted to not proceed with a proposed bill that would have strengthened them. Currently, only drivers and front-seat passengers are required to wear a seatbelt, in addition to children belted into a car seat, and offenses are considered secondary, which means they only carry a $25 fine. Read More

Student Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury After Hit-and-Run

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Jared Antle was a normal 19-year-old student at James Madison University, but that all changed on August 24. Around midnight, Antle was struck by an SUV in Harrisonburg. The driver fled the scene, and Antle was rushed to the hospital.

Police Track Down the Driver

More than two months after the accident, police tracked down the driver, 26-year-old Mashkhal Khalid Ibrahim. Police charged Ibrahim with felony hit-and-run for his role in the pedestrian accident that left Antle with a traumatic brain injury. Read More