Bicycle Crashes 2010


2010 Bicycle Crashes in Fairfax County 

Fairfax County had 86 reportable crashes involving bicycles in 2010. Four of these crashes involved the death of the bicyclist. Five of these were hit and run crashes where a bicyclist was struck and the motorist fled the scene. In 53.5% of the crashes, the bicyclist was held at fault. Most bicycle crashes occurred during the warmer months with July and September having the highest number. The McLean police district had the highest number of any police district.

Fairfax County had an estimated 10,430 reportable crashes in 2010.

Crashes involving bicycles represent less than 1% of this total.

The Police Department has produced an overview map displaying the general location of all 86 crashes for 2010.

 

The monthly breakdown of 2010 bicycle crashes:

  •  January: 1
  •  February: 1
  •  March: 2
  •  April: 9
  •  May: 8 (Includes one fatal crash)
  •  June: 11
  •  July: 14
  •  August: 11 (Includes one fatal crash)
  •  September: 14
  •  October: 5
  •  November: 8 (Includes two fatal crashes)
  •  December: 2

 

The police district breakdown of 2010 bicycle crashes:

  •  Sully: 3
  •  Mount Vernon: 9
  •  McLean: 18
  •  Mason: 8
  •  Reston: 15
  •  Franconia: 11
  •  West Springfield: 7
  •  Fair Oaks: 15

 

Chief riding a bike

 

Complete List of 2010 Reportable Crashes Involving Bicycles

Date Time Location Who at Fault Charge
         
January 27 1420 SPRING RD / TANAGER ST Driver at fault No right of way
         
February 23 1913 DRANESVILLE RD/WIEHLE AVE Bicyclist at fault No charges placed
         
March 09
March 11
1046
1115
BEAUREGARD ST/NORTH CHAMBLISS ST
LINCOLN LN (Hit & Run)
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
No charges placed
No charges placed
         
April 05
April 06
April 10
April 12
April 15
April 20
April 29
April 29
April 30
1809
1855
1711
2140
2010
2304
0545
1801
1924
ARLINGTON BLVD / CHERRY ST
HUNTINGTON AVE / TELEGRAPH RD
FORT HUNT RD / HUNTINGTON AVE
CHANTILLY RD/LEE JACKSON MEM HWY
FRANCONIA RD
ALGONA CT / TELEGRAPH RD
ELM ST / MOYER PL
BARTON HILL RD / SUNRISE VALLEY DR
FAIR LAKES PKWY / WEST OX RD
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
Reckless driving
No charges placed
No right of way
Fail time & attention
         
May 02
May 06           
May 15           
May 18
May 21
May 22
May 22
May 24
0705
1709
1630
1914
1603
1544
1725
1727
SUNSET HILLS RD / WIEHLE AVE
FOX MILL RD / RESTON PKWY (Hit & Run)
BLAKE LN / FAIRFAX BLVD   
CARRLEIGH PKWY / PRINCE JAMES DR (Parked)
FORUM DR / LEE HWY (Fatal)      
ARLINGTON BLVD            
GLADE DR / QUARTERMASTER LN        
CHAIN BRIDGE RD/OLD DOMINION DR                          
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
N/A
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Disregard red light
No charges placed
Fail time & attention
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
         
June 05
June 06
June 07
June 08
June 08
June 12
June 16
June 22
June 23
June 28
June 28
2107
1610
1501
0756
1850
1549
1147
1625
1909
1248
1759
FAIR LAKES PROMENADE DR
BELLFOREST DR / GALLOWS RD    
GREEN SPRING RD / LITTLE RIVER TPKE      
ASHBURTON AVE / WEST OX RD  
JOHN MILTON DR                         
ADARE DR
FAIRFAX COUNTY PKWY / NOMES CT
CENTREVILLE RD / PARCHER AVE
GUNSTON RD
SUNSET HILLS RD / WIEHLE AVE
MILLER HEIGHTS RD / OAKTON RD    
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Improper lights
Fail time & attention
Disregard stop sign
Fail time & attention
No charges placed
No charges placed
Improper lane change
No charges placed
Fail time & attention
No charges placed
No charges placed
         
July 04
July 08
July 12
July 12
July 13
July 15
July 16
July 16
July 16
July 16
July 21
July 27
July 29
July 31
0823
1523
2011
2127
2010
1356
1047
1151
2010
1710
2010
0544
1101
1109
LORTON STATION BLVD
CLARKS CROSSING RD/PERCUSSION WAY 
LEESBURG PIKE / ROW ST
RICHMOND HWY / SHERWOOD HALL LN
FOREST HILL DR / LEE HWY
FOX MILL RD / RESTON PKWY (Hit & Run)
BLUEMONT WAY / LIBRARY ST   
MANCHESTER BLVD/SILVER LAKE BLVD
LEE CHAPEL RD/OLD KEENE MILL RD
BRIGHT MEADOWS LN / GALLOWS RD
BACKLICK RD
FAIRFAX CO PKWY/HUNTSMAN BLVD
TELESTAR CT        
CLARKS CROSSING RD/PERCUSSION WAY             
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Unknown
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Fail right of way
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
Riding improperly
No charges place
Fail time & attention
Disregard cross signal
No charges placed
No charges placed
Fail right of way
No charges placed
Fail time & attention
No charges placed
         
August 03
August 09
August 10
August 10
August 12
August 16
August 19
August 24
August 26
August 28
August 30
1709
1234
1050
1947
1539
1312
1841
1500
1858
1814
1630
COMMERCE ST/AMHERST AVE
BLAKE LN/LEE HWY
FORDSON RD/RT 1/ RICHMOND HWY
GREAT FALLS ST/MAGARITY RD        
RESTON PKWY / SPECTRUM CTR         
MONUMENT DR/WEST OX RD
COURTHOUSE RD / EDGELEA RD      
LOISDALE CT/LOISDALE RD
ELKIN ST / WITTINGTON BLVD               
CEDAR LN/REFLECTION LN   
FRANCONIA RD/CANNON LN (Fatal)
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
No charges placed
Fail right of way
No charges placed
No charges placed
Fail time & attention
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
Fail right of way
No charges placed
No charges placed
         
September 01
September 02
September 05
September 07
September 08
September 08
September 09
September 12
September 14
September 17
September 20
September 22
September 24
September 25
2012
1609
1756
1746
1719
1847
1747
0841
1448
1843
1116
0816
1150
1350
BEL GLADE ST / BLAKE LN          
HILLBROOK DR / LITTLE RIVER TPKE   
NEW DOMINION PKWY/RESTON PKWY
FAIR LAKES PKWY/JEFFERSON OAKS CIR
HUNTER MILL RD                  
CONFERENCE CTR DR/PARKSTONE DR 
CHAIN BRIDGE RD/JAMES MADISON DR
LAKEWINDS DR / RIDGE HEIGHTS RD
ARLINGTON BLVD / NUTLEY ST      
BLUEBERRY LN / STRINGFELLOW RD  
ARL BLVD SERVICE RD/ARL BLVD SVC RD
GLADE DR / RESTON PKWY    
COLUMBIA PIKE                  
OX RD / ZION DR              
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault 
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Unknown
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
No charges placed
Driving w/o license
Fail right of way
No charges placed
Fail right of way
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
Fail right of way
No charges placed
No charges placed
         
October 05
October 09
October 16
October 21
October 23
1831
1733
0241
1830
1354
COTTAGE ST / GALLOWS RD
FRANCONIA RD / PEVERILL DR
MAPLE CT / WASHINGTON DR (Hit & Run) 
DUNCAN DR          
OX RD / ZION DR                                                   
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
No charges placed
Fail time & attention
No charges placed
No charges placed
No charges placed
         
November 05
November 11
November 12
November 14
November 15
November 19
November 21
November 24
1217
1536
1204
1435
2122
1748
1611
1132
COTTAGE ST / GALLOWS RD
BUCKELEW DR / SHREVE RD    
FORT HUNT RD/HUNTINGTON AVE        
BELLE HAVEN RD / FORT HUNT RD (Fatal)       
LEE JACKSON MEM HWY/MIDDLE RIDGE DR    
WALNEY RD / WILLARD RD
ARLINGTON BLVD
ARLINGTON BLVD (Svc Rd)/WILSON BLVD (Fatal)
Bicyclist at fault
Driver at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Unknown
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
Bicyclist at fault
No charges placed
Fail time & attention
No charges placed
Pending
Improper lights
Disregard red light
No charges placed
No charges placed
         
December 09
December 31
0703
2053
MT VER MEM HWY/OLD MT VER RD (Hit & Run)
DOMINION DR / LEESBURG PIKE
Driver at fault 
Bicyclist at fault
No charges placed
No charges placed


More information can be found at Fairfax County’s Bicycle Program.


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