Victim Identified in Fatal Crash at Shirley Gate and Braddock Roads
The crash occurred just after 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 28.
UPDATE (Friday, 9:30 a.m.): One dead, another seriously injured in Thursday evening's crash.
From Fairfax County Police:
Chrisopher Cobb, 54, of Addison Road, was driving eastbound on Braddock Road in a 2007 Nissan Murano. A 38-year-old woman was driving westbound on Braddock Road in a 2011 Toyota Highlander. A 57-year-old man was also driving westbound on Braddock Road in a 2007 Pontiac Vibe. Near the intersection with Shirley Gate Road, Cobb crossed the median and drove into oncoming traffic, striking the Toyota Highlander. The Toyota was propelled into the path of and struck by the Pontiac Vibe.
Cobb died at the scene. The 38-year-old woman was airlifted to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 57-year-old man was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
All seatbelts were in use. Speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash at this time. Investigation continues."
A four-car crash was reported at Shirley Gate Road and Braddock Road Thursday evening.
The crash was reported at about 6 p.m., according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
Crash scene investigators were still at the scene at 8 p.m.. No further information on the crash was immediately available.
This evening's accident is the second serious crash today in the area. This afternoon, an elderly woman was killed and three other people were injured in an accident.