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Accidents in Alexandria are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Alexandria, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Alexandria, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After an Alexandria accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Most recent accident reports
A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon after crashing into a tow truck.
Police have identified the motorcyclist as Craig Nolan Leggett, 50, of James City County.
The crash happened around 2:45 p.m. in the 8500 block of Richmond Rd.
A shuttle bus transporting a group back from a birthday party collided with a car and overturned before dawn Sunday along a highway south of the nation's capital, leaving one person dead and sending 16 others to the hospital, Virginia State Police said.
A shuttle bus struck a guardrail and overturned before dawn Sunday along busy Interstate 95 south of the nation’s capital, leaving one person dead and sending 16 others to the hospital, Virginia State Police said.
An Alexandria man was killed in a traffic crash Tuesday night after his vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and eventually collided with an electric utility pole, authorities said.
A major crash on the Fairfax County Parkway shut down the road's southbound lanes during an icy Friday morning commute.