UPDATED: Police Investigating Reston Parkway Hit-and-Run

by Karen Goff November 18, 2014 at 11:15 am 2,736 29 Comments

Fairfax County Police

(Updated 11:30 a.m. Tuesday with specific injuries to victim)

Fairfax County Police are investigating a hit-and-run that took place Sunday night about 6:30 p.m. on Reston Parkway near the Spectrum Center.

Police Public Information Officer Lucy Caldwell said a woman was struck by a vehicle while she was crossing Reston Parkway with her teenage daughter.

Witnesses said the victims were not walking in a crosswalk. Groceries were spilled all over the road, which was briefly closed.

Police said they were looking for a red sedan that headed southbound on Reston Parkway.

The woman was transported to a hospital. Family members said the victim is in a induced coma after emergency surgery for organ damage, as well as a fractured right leg and broken and dislocated elbow. The child was not injured.

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