UPDATE: SUV Driver Had Medical Emergency When He Hit Fairfax Station Woods Community Marker
The marker was run into on Tuesday evening
Details have emerged from Tuesday evening's crash into the Fairfax Station Woods community marker. At around 7:20 p.m., a 48-year-old Fairfax Station man experienced a "medical emergency" and drove off the road, striking a one-way sign, the Clipper Drive road sign and crashed into the stone and cement structure, according to Fairfax County Police.
The driver was conscious when emergency personnel arrived, and drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash. He was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital.
The Fairfax Station Woods community marker was smashed by an SUV Tuesday evening, according to a neighbor who heard the crash and witnessed Fairfax County Police and Fire and Rescue at the scene.
The driver reportedly was not seriously hurt.
The driver was headed south on Ox Road at around 7:30 p.m., when he lost control of his vehicle, struck the Clipper Drive road sign, and then rammed into the marker.
"I heard a bang, and there were police and fire trucks here in no time," said the neighbor, who declined to use his name. "He (the driver) was shaken, but he looked like he was all right."
Fairfax County Police are getting back to us with details on the incident.