(Updated at 11:10 a.m.) Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that happened around 8:10 p.m. on the 200 block of West Glebe Road, near Mount Vernon Avenue and the Food Star International Supermarket.
The victim was struck by a driver and reportedly pinned under their vehicle. He was pronounced dead soon after rescue crews freed his body from beneath the auto.
Crash investigators are trying to determine what led to the crash.
Saturday was a bad day for pedestrians throughout the region. A woman was killed this afternoon in D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood. That was followed by a pedestrian who was seriously injured in Arlington on S. Carlin Springs Road around 7:20 p.m., and now this crash in Alexandria.
Alert:: W Glebe Rd. is temporarily closed from Mount Vernon Ave. to Russell Rd. The road closure is due to a fatal pedestrian traffic crash. The crash is under investigation. pic.twitter.com/pvGJxksmRX
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) November 14, 2021
On Sunday morning, Alexandria police issued an initial press release about the fatal crash.
The Alexandria Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating a fatal car crash that occurred on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
At approximately 8:10 p.m. Saturday evening, APD officers responded to a crash in the 200 block of West Glebe Road. Upon arrival, officers determined that the incident involved a single vehicle striking a pedestrian.
The pedestrian was pronounced at the scene. The identity of the victim is being held for 24-hours after the next of kin is notified.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and sustained no injuries.
APD is asking anyone who witnessed or may have information about this incident to contact Officer Wes Vitale at 703.746.6178 or call our non-emergency number at 703.746.4444.