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Updated: Police investigate fatal motorcycle crash on Minnieville Road

DALE CITY, Va. — A motorcycle and another vehicle were involved in a crash near the intersection of Minnieville Road and Dale Boulevard. 

Police closed multiple lanes Minnieville Road near Cheshire Station shopping center following the crash that occurred about 8 a.m. Tuesday. At least one person was taken to a hospital.

Traffic headed north on Minnieville Road was reduced to one lane about 8:15 a.m. 

Update from Prince William police:

Fatal Crash Investigation – On October 25 at 7:32AM, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Minnieville Rd and Cheshire Station Plz in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a crash involving a motorcycle. The investigation revealed that the operator of a 2004 Suzuki GSX-R750 motorcycle was traveling northbound on Minnieville Rd when, at the same time, the driver of a 2015 Honda Accord was traveling southbound. The Honda Accord driver attempted a left turn into Cheshire Station Plz, crossing in front of the motorcycle operator resulting in a collision. The motorcycle operator was transported to an area hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The other driver remained at the scene and was not injured. Speed, drug, and alcohol use are not factors in this crash. No charges have been placed at this time. The investigation continues.

Identified:

The operator of the 2004 Suzuki GSX-R750 was identified as John R. BACHMAN, Jr., 52, of Woodbridge

The driver of the 2015 Honda Accord was identified as a 69-year-old man of Woodbridge

Updated Oct. 26, 2016

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