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Wiehle Shut Down For Crash Investigation

by Karen Goff September 19, 2016 at 3:40 pm 4 Comments

Crash on Wiehle/Credit: FCPD

Update, 5 p.m.: The road has been reopened.

A car crash with injuries has closed Reston’s Wiehle Aenue in both directions as of about 3:30 p.m., Fairfax County Fire and Rescue says.

The accident occurred at Wiehle and Inlet Court, officials said.

The road will be shut down “for an unknown amount of time,” fire and rescue said.

According to scanner reports, one person was transported to Reston Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Reston Now will have more details when they are available.

Photo courtesy FCPD

  • Melissa Berkemeier Romano

    Wiehle’s posted speed limits and speed warning signs are obeyed by no one. Turning from Inlet and/or Fairway is incredibly dangerous. Posted limit at the Lake Anne dam is 20 MPH in the “slow” zone, painted on the road, yet highway speeds abound. I hope the drivers and passengers are ok.

    • Mike M

      I can vouch for the he11-raising right turn at the end of Fairway. I lived there. Can’t see left and it’s at the top of the hill and on a curve. And, yes, Wiehle is a speedway! Wasn’t there just an accident one night about 18 months ago at Inlet where they closed the road for a bit?

  • poltrackt

    We who live here know how dangerous this intersection is. Blind corner. School and Connector bus stops. Drivers who think they are on the Beltway, Drivers drifting out of their lanes, At my bustop on the corner, I always stand as far as possible from the road.

  • Arielle in NoVA

    I lived on Inlet for a number of years, until twenty-odd years ago, and it was a horribly blind, very dangerous intersection back then with school bus stops often on Wiehle. I would hope that the county would finally improve visibility and/or straighten out the stretch between Inlet and the walkover bridge after this!

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