Virginia State Police released new details Monday after three people died in a multivehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 66 just before the Capital Beltway in Vienna on Thursday.
According to state police, a Honda Crosstour with five people inside lost control near mile marker 64. It struck a Toyota Rav, then the guardrail; it headed back into the traffic lanes, struck the Toyota again, and collided with a tractor-trailer.
The Honda driver, Lacquora Smith, 28, of Alfred, Maine, died at the scene, as well as two girls, ages 6 and 4.
A 7-year-old girl and a 2-year-old were taken to Fairfax Inova Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The man driving the Toyota was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The man driving the tractor-trailer was not injured.
Police are still investigating the crash.