Passenger dead, driver injured after crash in Fairfax Co.

A woman is dead and another injured after a single vehicle crash on Sunday morning in Fairfax County, Virginia.

It happened around 4 a.m. at Poplar Tree Road and Leighfield Street in Chantilly.

Fairfax County police said the crash sent two women to the hospital, where one of them — the passenger — later died.

The driver is now recovering from her injuries.

Police are still investigating what caused the crash, but officers said the scene will not affect traffic.

Below is a map of the area:

Andrew Alsbrooks

Andrew Alsbrooks is an Associate Producer at WTOP. Prior to joining WTOP, Andrew worked for NBC Washington and he currently works at NBC Sports Washington from time to time. Finding the “why” in every story is what drives him to put his best foot forward on any topic that faces him.

Like WTOP on Facebook and follow WTOP on Twitter and Instagram to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2021 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up