A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision in Arlington’s Maywood neighborhood tonight.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Thursday on the 3300 block of 22nd Street N., a narrow street with houses, a small park and a sidewalk on one side.


A Fairfax man was jailed after he allegedly rammed a police cruiser.

The incident happened early Monday morning on the western end of Columbia Pike in Arlington. Police say an officer spotted a car with stolen tags in a parking lot, leading to an unsuccessful attempt to flee by the 25-year-old suspect.


A man has been hospitalized after crashing while riding a scooter this morning.

The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. on Washington Blvd at 19th Road N., near Westover. There was reportedly no vehicle involved — the man fell off the scooter while riding. It happened near an uneven section of road that is apparently being repaved.


The southbound lanes of N. Glebe Road were blocked at N. Woodstock Street due to a crash involving a school bus.

The crash happened around 4:15 p.m. Friday, near Glebe Elementary School, and involves the bus and a car. Two students were on board the bus but no injuries have been reported, according to initial reports.


A single Pentagon City intersection has been the site of dozens of crashes in recent years.

Videos of vehicles colliding at the intersection of Army Navy Drive and S. Hayes Street proliferate on the social media account of local public safety watcher Dave Statter. In several, drivers exiting I-395 can be seen hurtling into slower-moving vehicles on Hayes.

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Safety concerns about crash-prone S. Carlin Springs Road dominated an Arlington County Board discussion on speed limit reductions yesterday (Tuesday).

The stretch of Carlin Springs south of Arlington Blvd saw a total of 92 crashes, including three involving severe injuries or deaths, between 2016 and 2021, according to a county study. However, it is not among the five other roads, including part of N. Carlin Springs, that are expected to have speed limits reduced from 30 to 25 mph.


(Updated at 5:30 p.m.) All lanes of southbound I-395 were blocked near Shirlington Circle this evening due to a serious crash.

Initial reports suggest that a motorcyclist crashed and remained down in the middle lane of the highway. The person’s injuries were reported to be potentially life threatening or life altering.

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