Pedestrian Killed While Using Crosswalk
WOODBRIDGE,Va. – The driver of a Jeep was involved in fatal crash cited when she did not yield to a pedestrian, police say.
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Crash – Fatality –
On November 17th at 9:27AM, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Opitz Blvd and Montgomery Ave in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian.
The investigation revealed that a pedestrian was crossing Opitz Blvd at the intersection with Montgomery Ave in a designated crosswalk and with a pedestrian signal indicating to cross.
At the same time, the driver, and only occupant, of a 2007 Jeep Wrangler was at the same intersection attempting to make a left hand turn from Montgomery Ave onto Opitz Blvd with a solid green light. The driver of the Jeep Wrangler did not yield the right of way and proceeded to turn left, striking the pedestrian.
The pedestrian, an adult woman, was transported to an area hospital where she died on November 18th as a result of her injuries sustained during the collision.
At the time of the crash, the driver of the Jeep Wrangler was cited. Additional charges are pending.
Charged on November 17th:
Amanda Elisa STYLES-MAYS, 24, of 16577 Space More Cir in Woodbridge
Charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian
Court date: unavailable: | Bond: unavailable