Loudoun County, VA (October 25, 2023) - Update: The pedestrian involved in the fatal crash on October 23, 2023, has been identified as 75-year-old, Bimla Agarwal, 75, of Ashburn, VA.
Original ReleaseLoudoun County, VA (October 24, 2023) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in Ashburn.
Last evening, October 23, 2023, at 5:46 p.m., deputies responded to the area of Old Ryan Road and Hammersmith Place in Ashburn, for a report of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, a 75-year-old female from Ashburn, was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was crossing the street in the crosswalk when she was struck by a Mercedes SUV. The driver of the Mercedes remained on the scene.
The LCSO is urging all drivers and pedestrians to take extreme caution when crossing and driving on the roadways.
The Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the crash. Anyone with any information is asked to call Investigator T. Alpy at 703-771-1021.
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