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Driver Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Del Ray Car Crash

(Updated at 4 p.m. on September 11) The driver experienced a medical emergency and was sent home the following morning after the crash without any injuries, according to police.

The driver of a red Toyota SUV suffered life threatening injuries in after crashing into parked cars on Mount Vernon Avenue between E. Windsor and E. Howell Avenues in Del Ray.

No one else was injured in the accident, which flipped over the red Toyota. The driver, who has not been identified, was transported to the hospital, according to Alexandria Police spokesman Lt. Courtney Ballantine.

The Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the crash and will release information on the cause within 48 hours, Ballantine said.

DASH buses have stopped running northbound at Windsor Avenue and southbound at Custis Avenue.

The accident occurred across the street from Evening Star Cafe and a number of other local businesses.

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