Pedestrian struck by driver in Fairfax City

A pedestrian was hit by a car Thursday morning in Fairfax City, Virginia.

Police said it happened around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Main and East streets.

A driver hit the pedestrian, lost control of the car and crashed into an apartment building’s stairwell, police said. The driver stayed on the scene.

Fairfax City Fire said the pedestrian was taken to a hospital and is being treated for minor injuries.

The crash closed part of Main Street during the morning, but the roadway has since reopened.

Below is a map of the area where the crash happened.

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Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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