I-495 Fatal Crash Investigated

I-495 Fatal Crash Investigated

Virginia State Police are seeking the public's help for a fatal crash that occurred overnight at the Fairfax County/Alexandria line on I-495 near Exit 174 for Eisenhower Ave.

At approximately 1:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, a 2015 Nissan Altima was traveling west on I-495 when it ran off the left side of the interstate and struck the Jersey wall. The Nissan came back into the westbound lanes and collided with an RV. After that crash, the driver of the Nissan exited his vehicle and was struck — moments later — by oncoming traffic.

The initial striking vehicle, described by witnesses as a red sedan, left the scene. The other vehicles remained at the scene.

The driver of the Altima, Nathan L. Dickerson, 47, of Alexandria, died at the scene.

No one in the RV or other vehicles was injured in the crash.

Anyone who may have seen the crash or has any information about the suspect vehicle is asked to contact the Virginia State Police at 703-803-0027. The investigation remains ongoing at this time.