Reston woman, 29, dies after vehicle crash Sunday

(Updated at 3:05 p.m.) Estefania Cabrera, 29, died after a 2017 Toyota Highlander drifted off the roadway and struck a tree, police said.

Officers responded around 4 a.m. Sunday and found the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Poplar Tree Road in Chantilly.

Cabrera was a passenger in the vehicle and was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead, authorities said.

The driver of the vehicle, whose name was not immediately provided by police, was taken to a hospital with injuries considered to be life threatening. Police said Monday that the driver remained hospitalized.

“Preliminarily, detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit believe that speed and alcohol both appear to be factors of the crash,” police said, adding:

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone -1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to contact you. 

The crash happened after the vehicle passed through the intersection at Leighfield Street, police said.

Cabrera’s death is the 19th non-pedestrian related fatality in Fairfax County during 2021.

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