For Immediate Release
The driver involved in the December 1, 2016 fatal pedestrian crash at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and W. Glebe Road was arrested and released on summons the evening of the crash. Karin Sheire, 77, of Montana, was charged with Failed to Yield to Pedestrians.
Members of the Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the incident and will determine any additional charges in consultation with the Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.
UPDATE: Pedestrian Dies after Traffic Crash
The pedestrian struck during a traffic crash at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and W. Glebe Road on December 1, 2016, has died of her injuries. She has been identified as Rosemarie Cruz, 49, of Alexandria.
Police Investigate Pedestrian Crash on Mt. Vernon Avenue
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a pedestrian crash that occurred on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and W. Glebe Road.
At approximately 5:10 p.m., police responded to the area for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Initial investigation indicates a 49-year-old woman was crossing the street when a 77-year-old woman struck her with her vehicle. The driver remained on the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Members of the Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the incident. The investigation is ongoing. Alexandria Police ask that witnesses or people with information regarding this incident contact Sergeant Greg Holden at 703.746.6184.