1 dead after multi-vehicle crash in Prince William County; police confirm charges pending

Just one person is dead following a multi-vehicle crash in Prince William County on Tuesday, in accordance to law enforcement.

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Investigators responded to the region of Opitz Blvd and Telegraph Rd in Woodridge around 1:16 p.m. on Might 17 to look into a crash.

The investigation revealed the driver of a GMC Savanna was traveling at a high amount of speed westbound on Opitz Blvd when they collided with a Ford E350 that was stopped in a lane of vacation at the previously mentioned intersection for a crimson targeted traffic signal.

The force of the collision pushed the Ford E350 into a third car or truck, a Toyota Sienna, that was also stopped at the site visitors light-weight.

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The driver of the GMC Savanna was not carrying a seatbelt at the time of the collision and was flown to an location healthcare facility with significant accidents where by he is envisioned to endure. A passenger in the GMC Savanna, identified as Mitchell Schaffer, 62, was not sporting a seatbelt at the time of the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The drivers of the Ford E350 and Toyota Sienna have been transported to an space medical center with non-existence-threatening accidents.

Pace does show up to be a issue in the collision and prices are pending, law enforcement say. The investigation continues.


Any person with info concerning this investigation is asked to get in touch with the Prince William County Police Division tipline at 703-792-7000 or post a web idea.