Fatal Crash in Springfield Investigated

Fatal Crash in Springfield Investigated

Virginia State Police Trooper E. Lynch is investigating a fatal crash in Springfield. The crash occurred at 2:15 a.m. Sunday, June 7, on Interstate 395 (main lines) at the 2 mile marker.

A 1997 Ford pickup truck was traveling south on I-395 through a work zone when it entered a closed lane - lane was inside the active work zone - and struck a 2009 Mack truck traveling north in that same lane. The Mack truck was part of the work zone crew.

The adult male driver of the Ford pickup died at the scene. State police are still in the process of notifying next of kin.

The driver of the Mack truck, a 53-year-old male from Mebane, N.C., was not injured in the crash.

The State Police Fairfax Division Crash Reconstruction Team and Motor Carrier Safety Team responded to the crash and are assisting with the ongoing investigation.