Crash on Richmond Highway Kills Pedestrian

Crash on Richmond Highway Kills Pedestrian

Fifty-eight-year-old Sonia Granados was attempting to cross Route 1 just before Anderson Lane when she was struck in the roadway by a 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse heading southbound. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. Monday, May 11.

Granados was taken to Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

Fairfax County Police reported Granados was not using a crosswalk and the area was not well lit.

Neither speed nor alcohol were factors for the 56-year-old male driver of the Eclipse, police said.

Police ask any witnesses or those with information to contact Crime Solvers at, text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus a message to CRIMES(274637), call 1-866-411-TIPS(8477) or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.