Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Bailey’s Crossroads

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Bailey’s Crossroads

Detectives from FCPD Crash Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist that occurred in Bailey’s Crossroads.

Sunday, March 10 at 11:10 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Glen Carlyn Drive for a crash involving a 1996 Yamaha motorcycle and a 2000 Acura sedan.

Preliminarily, detectives determined the driver of the Acura was traveling westbound on Leesburg Pike attempting to make a left turn onto Glen Carlyn Drive when he was struck on the passenger side by the motorcyclist which was eastbound on Leesburg Pike in the left through-lane.

The motorcyclist, Alejandro Portillo, 19 of Arlington, was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Acura remained on scene and was uninjured. CRU detectives continue to investigate the crash.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who may have information about this case. Those with information are asked to please call our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477).

There have been 8 traffic crash fatalities in the county to date in 2024. In 2023, there were 3 traffic crash fatalities year to date.